Long after the uncertainties began
I still went to church with you.
It seemed there was nothing else to do
and anyway there was love.
Stumbling hesitatingly through the Creed
one day I heard you say
"- in so far as it can be believed "
and my heart lept
letting go all fears of losing love,
thrilling me with the vast courage
of that great doubt
I sang the hymns so high
into the rafters I think
the tiles moved.
25 December 1993