Tag: Poetry

That Stone

That stone, hewn for mortal sadnessFrom the dust to dust returnedWaiting to entomb all gladnessLife eternally inurned. That stone, lit by day’s last sunlightWelcomed agony’s remainsTears that dimmed His Mother’s eyesightMingled with its life-blood stains. That stone held in death’s great conquestFor three days God’s vanquished Love.Hope with blood drained from his pierced chestFor salvation…

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Waiting for Georgia

I’m not much of a poet, but I felt compelled to write this poem almost a year ago, during the height of the pandemic, while waiting for the arrival of our daughter, Georgie, who is almost 10 months now.  With a full heart, we took this pic together on our first family vacation to Newport,…

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Hope after the Storm

“Holed Up for a Year, I Hope…” Holy Week blog post from Bishop Susan Goff The beach after a storm is a place of wonders.  With a mixture of anticipation and trepidation, I get up before dawn on the morning after a storm in order to be outside as the sun rises.  I find             A tree trunk…

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