They have heard that I sigh, The enemies that lay in wait. There is none to comfort me, With all my lovers gone. All mine enemies have heard of my trouble, They bathe in my grief. They are glad that thou hast done it, Suffering seen from afar is a curiosity. Thou wilt bring theContinue reading “Lamentations 1.21 ~ Their Bath”
In the dark of the night a baby cried, In the dark of the night the power of sin died. A sign for Shepherds in poverty awoke, A song for angels, his glory bespoke. The saying told them a wonder for all, A meditation for Mary, pondering the stall. The Shepherds their work now done,Continue reading “An Advent Poem; Luke 2:8-20”
Behold, O Lord; for I am in distress. My soul burns, My bowels are troubled; My choices are foul, Mine heart is turned within me. I feel diseased, For I have grievously rebelled. Abroad the sword bereaveth, Evil deeds abound, and At home there is as death.
I called for my lovers, But they screened by calls. But they deceived me, They said they loved me. My priests and mine elders, The trusted ones. Gave up the ghost, The seplechure of roses. In the city, While they sought their meat. A sacrifice for the people, To relieve their souls.