Poetry, VOLUME 12

Lectionary Poetry – Advent Week 2 (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry Advent

With the dawn of Advent and a new church year this coming weekend, we are launching 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:  Psalm 72:1-7, 18-19

Apologies
Karenne Wood

Found in:
Weaving the Boundary

SNIPPET:

We resolve that the injustices of the past must never,
never happen again and look to a future based on mutual
respect, where all, whatever their origins, are equal partners.



 

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Poet and linguistic anthropologist Karenne Wood grew up in the suburbs of Washington, DC. She earned an MFA at George Mason University and a PhD in anthropology at the University of Virginia, where she was a Ford Fellow. In her poems, she often explores themes of identity, cultural practice, and language within portraits of historical and contemporary Virginia Indians.
 

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