Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Epiphany Week 3 (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry Advent

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: Isaiah 9:1-4

 
 

The Last Hour
Christian Wiman

Found in:
Hard Night

 
SNIPPET:


Light carved
out of the darkness
a muscled trunk,
each clenched limb
and the difficult tips
of a plain mesquite
taking shape
over the hard ground

 

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