Reflections

A Magazine of Theological and Ethical Inquiry from Yale Divinity School

The Last Day

Author: 
Lucille Clifton

we will find ourselves surrounded
by our kind    all of them now
wearing the eyes they had
only imagined possible
and they will reproach us
with those eyes
in a language more actual
than speech
asking why we allowed this
to happen    asking why
for the love of God
we did this to ourselves
and we will answer
in our feeble voices    because
because    because

Issue Title: 
All Together Now: Pluralism and Faith
Issue Year: 
2016