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Lectionary Poetry – Pentecost (Year A)

Lectionary Poetry Pentecost

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: Psalm 104:24-34, 35b

 
 
CONTEMPORARY POEM:

The Dry Salvages I
T.S. Eliot

SNIPPET:


The river is within us, the sea is all about us;
The sea is the land’s edge also, the granite
Into which it reaches, the beaches where it tosses
Its hints of earlier and other creation:
The starfish, the horseshoe crab, the whale’s backbone;
The pools where it offers to our curiosity

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