RESURRECTION FOR NON-CHRISTIANS
By Andrew Hidas
Stay with me now, you non-Christians (of which I am one).
The hard believers will insist there’s nothing for you here,
Irredeemable heathens that you persist in Being.
But believe not, I say, in those believers, their binaries
Blinding them to nuance, context, symbol, the
Dusky liminal depths of myth more real than reality.
Resurrection is yours, too, for the taking.
You need not wear a cross on your chest,
Nor hang on one for the many sins you
Share in common with your brothers and sisters,
Perfection being the chimera that the
Christ himself was said to dispel.
Sinning is yours, too, for the committing.
You need only behold the tulips of spring,
The spring in your own step as day beckons
Or night falls with the slow revelation of stars.
Death and rebirth suffuse our lives, all life it...Read More