"Beneath the Veil"
by Nancy MacInnis
(©Nancy K. MacInnis July 1999)
Though she covers her womanhood
unashamed - she removes it to wipe His face
as He carries the wood
Though she hides her every tear
unhesitating - she removes it to wipe His face
with no fear
Though she shields her face from the sun
heedless - she removes it to wipe His face
The Holy One
Though she veils her love and waits·
promptly - she removes it to wipe His face
whereupon His image paints
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