From whence comes a man’s conviction
that no stone-crusher could ever destroy?
And from whence comes a man’s conviction
in the court of hypocrisy and greed?
the other imposed-
One from heaven,
the other hell-
In this life
and it shall make all the difference.
About the poet:
Colleen McLaughlin is an artist, musician, and a Master Gardener. A native Vermonter, she is the proprietor of Elemental Artworks at Studio 266 in Burlington.