Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost (Year C)

Lectionary Poetry

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.

*** Narrative Lectionary ***

Lectionary Reading:
Genesis 12:1-9

 
 

CONTEMPORARY POEM:

The Story of Abraham
Alicia Ostriker

SNIPPET:

I started by reading the banner headline
The way you read the big print at the eye doctor’s.
It said I AM THE LORD YOUR GOD

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