A SAN ANTONIO WINTER POEM 2021
by Lourdes Wiggens,
US Staff cheerleader, and
Executive Assistant to Sr. Tere Maya, Congregational Leader
It’s winter in San Antonio,
And the gentle breezes blow,
15 miles an hour, at 10 below.
The snowflakes sail gently
Down from the misty eye of the Lone Star sky,
And fall lightly upon the city I love.
I take a breath of winter air
And my nose is frozen shut.
Snowflakes freeze my toes
As I make passing foot prints in the snow.
Yes, this cold weather is passing through,
Providing a moment of silence and thought.
I shall smile and be grateful, while I stop to pause…
Pause before judging
Pause before assuming
Pause before accusing
Pausing to make space for my thoughts and prayer.