Poetry, VOLUME 7

Easter Weekend: Seven Classic Poems

 

Enjoy these seven classic poems for the Easter Weekend…

 
 

The More Earnest Prayer of Christ

Scott Cairns

[found in the collection: Recovered Body ]

 
His last prayer in the garden began, as most
of his prayers began — in earnest, certainly,
but not without distinction, an habitual … what?

Distance? Well, yes, a sort of distance, or a mute
remove from the genuine distress he witnessed
in the endlessly grasping hands of multitudes
 

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