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Lectionary Poetry – Ninth 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.

 
 

*** Revised Common Lectionary ***

Lectionary Reading:
Isaiah 1:1, 10-20

 
 

CONTEMPORARY POEM:

Book of Isaiah, Part I
Anne Carson


SNIPPET:

Isaiah awoke angry.
Lapping at Isaiah’s ears black birdsong no it was anger.
God had filled Isaiah’s ears with stingers.
Once God and Isaiah were friends.

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