Brown - Faith


The size of a mustard seed.

That's all it takes, Jesus said.
All you need, said Mrs. Morton,
a 4th grade Sunday School teacher.

And after all these errant years,
several lost decades-worth,
I still stare at mountains...

waiting, half-crazed...

for any sign of movement.

by Nathan Brown

from Less Is More, More or Less, Mezcalita Press (2013)


As heard on Texas Poets Podcast, February, 2016