Exodus

 

The name means
To enter into a wide, open space.
I long to enter such a space,
A plain that goes on over
Horizons. Not an earthly temple,
Which is a pillared sign,
An edifice of limitations,
Of tracery and shadow.
Not this narrow place,
But the vaulted white sky,
The altar is the ground on which I stand
And the valleys are to my back:
I enter into expanse
Which is a salvation.

David N Rose