Velvet Dark of the Longest Night

Shame, blame, and forgiveness game

Photo by Robert Bye on Unsplash

In the velvet dark of the longest night
Friends gather to wonder what darkness means,
Thinking it inside them, a blight
To be rejected, solved, moved aside.

Such darkness is a cultural invention,
Not as real as solstice night is long,
Gathered from…

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Rev. Aikya Param is a Staff Minister at Agape Bay Area in Piedmont, California, a visual artist, and writer.

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Aikya Param

Aikya Param

Rev. Aikya Param is a Staff Minister at Agape Bay Area in Piedmont, California, a visual artist, and writer.