The choirmaster chants, “Hosanna
on high”—Hosanna,
_________________which means Praise
to You, from Savior, from please Save us.
Left is THE BOOK
_________________OF REMEMBRANCE,
which names the dead, on display, locked
within a glass case.
_________________Left is the city
within the city. Preserve my life,
the Psalmist wrote,
_________________because I am holy.
But God, who lives outside of time,
does not understand
_________________the way time works.
On Nob Hill, in a city of hills,
sits Grace Cathedral,
_________________& how it must
have looked, as it still looks, coming out
of fog each morning.