Poetry, VOLUME 12

Lectionary Poetry – Christmas Week 2 (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry Advent

With the dawn of a new church year, 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: Jeremiah 31:7-14

Invitation
Mary Oliver

Found in:
Red Bird: Poems


SNIPPET:

Oh do you have time
to linger
for just a little while
out of your busy

and very important day
for the goldfinches
that have gathered
in a field of thistles …

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One Comment

  1. this is a truly wonderful project. thank you.