Category Archives: lenten verses

The Death of Death or The True Legend of Life –

 the undercover mission story of all time

 

From the first time

the first woman ever created

opened up the doors of life to let death in,

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God is ‘dead’

 

God is ‘dead’

 

and the world looks on

with aweless eyes …

 

in the lull of conflict

in the tremble of the tensed

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Holy Saturday

1st April, 1961 (the reversible year)

Holy Saturday,
And the rolled stone still,
And the world entombed in dark clouds
And the same hollow winds blowing past the sealed door
Blowing past millenniums,
Pass you
As you walk down the graveyard road
In the greyness of the great tomb of clouds.

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divine sacrifice

the heavenly light in distant stars
began to flicker and to dim
and even darkness born of cloud
broke in torrents over him

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To Jesus Crucified


Lord, You, who as an infant
Needed mother love and protection,
Crying, red-faced, like any other,

Did You as God
From Gethsamani to Calvary
Anticipate heaven’s ease,

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The Dark God

I call you the dark God,
And I stumbling for a feathered faith.

Will your cruel hand strip off
My desires from me
When they have fleshed my bones?

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The Puppet Show

“Why do you weep, poor puppet piece,
And wet your body made of painted straw?
The hungry cock pecks at you without cease;
Insensate thing, what do you weep for?

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