Nativity in Wet Snow by Mark Jackley

When they hit
the lit-up
plastic Jesus
in the yard
Ten thousand
nameless miracles
vanish
in the dark

Over the years, my work has appeared in Fifth Wednesday, Sugarhouse Review, Talking River, and other journals. My latest collection of poems, On the Edge of a Very Small Town, is available by emailing me at chineseplums@gmail.com. I live in Purcellville, VA, about 10 minutes from the Blue Ridge Mountains.