Without their fierce devotion
We are fragile and
Stumbling briefly, among the stars.
Exquisitely, our beliefs and our
Breaths are made tangible in their
From the safe borders
And into the center of the center ring
they urge dance upon our
And to our sullen hearts,
Breath of the timorous can stay their mission.
They spit upon their fingers
To test the wind of history,
slip into our bonds and steal us
Away from the slavery of
Rocks in hand, in our presence
Face down our
These Rabbis, Imams and gurus,
Teach us by their valor and mold
us with their courage.
only forlorn and only fragile
Stumbling briefly, among the
Conceived in the aftermath of the September 11th tragedies, Tribute in Light is
a temporary artistic gesture bringing together the vision and talent of numerous
individuals who, shortly after the attacks, independently envisioned two beams
of light rising from downtown New York.
Tribute in Light
Image: © 2005 The Baltimore Sun, John Makely