NAGASAKI DAY: Transfiguration, a poem by Martha Keys Barker

Behold Nagasaki, Hiroshima their mountains splendid with atomic fire their peoples transfigured by atomic blast, their survivors writhing in the valley begging some splendid Christ to touch and make whole. Behold the radiant Bomb: defying the law Behold, and be struck dumb by unspeakable terror. Feast of Disfiguration borne not of the mountain’s vision but … Continue reading NAGASAKI DAY: Transfiguration, a poem by Martha Keys Barker