Tired. A long day. Sweeping the floor. Leans against the door.
A sudden flash of light.
reaches out, steadies her.
a warm voice, flowing, kind, strong.
Tells her of a baby boy
tells her of a prophecy
that millions of women have hoped for,
its finally here, the angel says
you are the one. You are the chosen one.
Shocked. Sitting down in a chair.
Shaking his head, turning his back.
Going to bed early.
finally sleeping fitfully.
flash of light.
telling him not to worry,
not to hold back.
It’s God’s plan.