Writing

  • The Auburn-Haired Virgin

    The Auburn-Haired Virgin

     

    mortally imperilling herself

    for love of God, her courage

    far surpassing our conceiving;

     

    the Sinai flame transfiguring

    her hair identifies the newest

    and most singular of human cells

     

    © the Revd Jim McPherson
    Image The Auburn-Haired Virgin, William Bustard 1933