March 28, 2021

Easter Poetry: Mary Wickham rsm

Mary Wickham rsm has composed two poems for this Holy Week and Easter: Finding Eucharist and Kneeling at Easter

Finding Eucharist

Some lament the morphing of Mass

that Covid has made, taking it from churches,

the cessation or forced dwindling of assemblies and custom.

The elsewhere becomes the beckoning locus for Eucharist....

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Kneeling at Easter

There are no synonyms for the verb to kneel.

It stands unique, nothing else says it.

It can be an act of cruel coercion, gun to head,

but at its best is a gesture of wonder and waiting

and rightful creaturehood...

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