Prayer in the Cupola
for Bobby T.

When cold still air bites
I am happy for that
and for other things I can’t see
but know are there,
Four friends raise glasses
to those on both sides of the equation,
I breathe in, breathe out
while winter covers tomorrow
and I pray,
needing to believe as I pray.


About the Poet:
Marietta Calvanico lives in Staten Island, NY. After spending a bit more than two decades in advertising/marketing, she now works with her architect husband and has been able to devote more time to writing and music. Her poetry,short fiction and non-fiction have appeared in print publications and on line.

About the Photo: 
An actual photo of the cupola taken by the home’s owner, photographer Bob Troiano.



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