Tag: Poetry

Wednesday of Holy Week

Still Falls the RainDame Edith Sitwell (The Raids, 1940. Night and Dawn) Still falls the Rain –Dark as the world of man, black as our loss –Blind as the nineteen

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Tuesday of Holy Week

NocturneGabriele Mistral Our Father who art in heaven,Why hast Thou forsaken me!Thou did’st remember the February fruit,When torn was its pulp of ruby.My side is pierced alsoYet Thou will’st not

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Monday of Holy Week

The LookElizabeth Barrett Browning The Savior looked on Peter. Ay, no word,No gesture of reproach! The heavens serene,Though heavy with armed justice, did not leanTheir thunders that way! the forsaken

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The Key to My Heart

For Janet How can it be that I feel youngernow, with you, than I did in grey youth? Grimlypacing the cage of my lonely hungerfor love, I tested the bars

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Easter, by Edmund Spenser

Most glorious Lord of Lyfe! that, on this day,Didst make Thy triumph over death and sin;And, having harrowd hell, didst bring awayCaptivity thence captive, us to win:This joyous day, deare

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