She bends,


life has stripped

all illusory


power and prestige

from bandaged

eyes. She knows

now how poor,


blind, pitiful

and naked

she has been all

along. So


she does

what she should have

done long ago –



7 comments on “Genuflection

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Genuflects; we must if we wish to be blessed 🙂

  2. Melody, you’ve taught me a new word and blessed me with another beautiful post. 🙂

    Blessings ~ Wendy

  3. Caddo-Jael says:

    Humility, very lovely–peony, right?

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