Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Lent 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).

Additional Lenten Poem…

The Last Hour
Christian Wiman

Found in:
Hard Night

Lean and sane
in the last hour
of a long fast
or fiercer discipline
he could touch dust
into a sudden
surge of limbs
and speak leaves
in the night air

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