Poetry

Lectionary Poetry – Sixteenth 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 39:1-23

 
 

CONTEMPORARY POEM:

I Never Wanted Potiphar’s Wife
Ellen Huang

SNIPPET:

Years from now, sermons and wisdoms will tell
of my bravery in the face of wily woman, nameless
woman, thirsty for exotic drink from this fortunate slave.

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