The Auburn-Haired Virgin

The Auburn-Haired Virgin

The Rev. Canon Dr. James M. McPherson

 

mortally imperilling herself

for love of God, her courage

far surpassing our conceiving;

 

the Sinai flame transfiguring

her hair identifies the newest

and most singular of human cells

 

© the Revd Jim McPherson
Image The Auburn-Haired Virgin, William Bustard 1933