San Francisco Symphony

a patient’s wish

Synapse's picture

threads of cloud drape the hill

     like lace over a crib

drops of cloud fill the puddle

     like pearls in a bowl of tea

drape my face

     fill my mouth

be not the cloud

     against the orange sky

drifting away


~ Alice Cabotaje
Chaplain, Spiritual Care Services
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital