Tag: collected poems

A Spiritual Journey

And the world cannot be discovered by a journey of miles,no matter how long,but only by a spiritual journey,a journey of one inch,very arduous and humbling and joyful,by which we arrive at the ground at our feet,and learn to be at home. Wendell Berry, Collected… Continue Reading “A Spiritual Journey”

I Await

“Expectans Expectavi”, by Anne Ridler The candid freezing season again: Candle and cracker, needles of fir and frost; Carols that through the night air pass, piercing The glassy husk of heart and heaven; Children’s faces white in the pane, bright in the tree-light. And… Continue Reading “I Await”

The Angel and The Girl Are Met

Today’s Advent poem from Education for Justice is by Edwin Muir. The angel and the girl are met Earth was the only meeting place. For the embodied never yet Travelled beyond the shore of space. The eternal spirits in freedom go. See, they have… Continue Reading “The Angel and The Girl Are Met”