by Joseph A. Farina
amid winter snow a plywood manger to remind us of the miracle two thousand years ago a shelter then and now a refuge for lost souls that seek comfort and joy and the promise of peace open your heart, step inside no one will be denied.
Joseph A. Farina is a retired lawyer and award-winning poet, in Sarnia, Ontario, Canada. His poems have appeared in Philadelphia Poets, Tower Poetry, The Windsor Review, and Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century. He has two books of poetry published, The Cancer Chronicles and The Ghosts of Water Street.