Two Dawns
    Footnotes

    “Two Dawns,” New Era, Jan. 1971, 50

    Two Dawns

    With half-awake syllables,

    We greet each new

    Passenger

    On our before-dawn drive

    To seminary.

    Hunched in cold coats,

    We barely notice

    The light dusting of snow

    On the streets.

    Once inside

    The church house,

    We become more aware of each other.

    Here,

    Scripture chase and discussion

    Sunlight our minds,

    Regardless

    Of the pewter dawn

    Januarying outside.