by Teresa Burleson
Now the wait is over. Now the silence is broken. Heaven’s herald is sent. Starlight floods this place. For the virgin’s time is come. Joseph makes her bed For this is the night We first see that face We have not seen Since the garden.
A free-lancer for over 40 years, Teresa Burleson has credits in over 45 magazines. In 2002, she received the National League of American Pen Women Virginia Liebeler Biennial Grant for Mature Women in the letters category. She is the author of The Pilgrim’s Lyre, published in 2003 and Rose Without Thorns, published in 2013.