Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – 7th Sunday After Epiphany ( Year C )

With the dawn of a new church year, we have launched a new feature on our website, a weekly post of poetry that resonates with the lectionary readings for that week.

 
 

*** Revised Common Lectionary ***

Lectionary Reading:
Genesis 45:3-11, 15

 
 

CONTEMPORARY POEM:

A poem for Joseph and his brothers
Carol Penner

SNIPPET:

It wasn’t the colourful coat
or even Joseph’s dreams that tipped the balance.
Maybe it was the day—too hot,
or maybe just the fact that there was a pit.

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