Poetry, VOLUME 11

John O’Donohue Poems – Four of our Favorites

John O'Donohue Poems

This week marks the anniversary of both the birth (1 Jan 1956) and the death (4 January 2008) of the Irish poet and philosopher John O’Donohue …   

 

We remember the poet with four of our favorite John O’Donohue poems …

 

*** Our Intro Guide
to John O’Donohue’s work

For One Who is Exhausted,
A Blessing

John O’Donohue

When the rhythm of the heart becomes hectic,
Time takes on the strain until it breaks;
Then all the unattended stress falls in
On the mind like an endless, increasing weight.

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John O’Donohue Poems

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