August 6/19, 2016
Feast of the Transfiguration
of Our Lord, God & Savior,
Surrounded by darkness
In cozy contentment
A child grows inside
In mysterious confinement
Growing mouth, growing eyes
Growing nose, what surprise!
In a world without windows
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Imperial radiance dazzles the heart with images of splendor,
But far from the mind is the hidden world where thoughts rage in a blender.
Royal hindrance needed to stem evil’s tide
To frighten the oppressor and vanquish his pride.
Alexandra whose scepter spans two earthly kingdoms
Fights inwardly, her heart to acquire ancient wisdom.
Gathers radiant virtue, her mind to possess
Offers help to the needy and comforts the distressed.
Until martyred for Christ in her adopted land of Russia
The Queen intercedes for the world and her native land of Prussia.