Advent V

Advent V

by Claudia Lehman

Maidservant of the world, you brought to us,
the gnawing drought-burned masses, bread and wine
in peasant pottery. You sang one bird-like poem
in the innocence of beginning: sweet bright lines, Continue reading . . . “Advent V”

Advent IV

Advent IV

by Lynn Martin

Blow, wind, with bleak December’s driving snow
with rousing blasts that tighten up these walls,
and sing the song you moaned so long ago
through Bethlehem and Herod’s stony halls. Continue reading . . . “Advent IV”

Advent I

Dear readers, blessings to you on this first day of the season of Advent! We are planning to publish a poem every day from now until Christmas Eve, in remembrance of our Lord’s coming and in expectation of his return. As always, we welcome your own contributions.

Advent I

by Phoebe Anthus

The stars were strewn as freckles,
restless as the wriggled mass,
the night you came. Continue reading . . . “Advent I”