Articles/Essays – Volume 01, No. 2


God may have his presence
in silence only, 
made so that a man 
may have space and time
to make himself himself.
Whatever is is lost — 
but the unmade silences
teach hope, and possibility,
and all the virtues 
God gave men 
to make gods of
themselves. Whatever is
belongs to God. 
But wherever silence is
man steps in 
and becomes, 
encounters time 
and unmade space, 
working in a way 
no other one 
has ever wrought. 
And what he makes of silence
becomes, like God,