Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Easter Week 3 (Year A)

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: Luke 24:13-35

 
 

Sonnet on Emmaus
Malcolm Guite

SNIPPET:

We thought that everything was lost and gone,
Disaster on disaster overtook us
The night we left our Jesus all alone

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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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