Poetry for Lent and Easter

Isaiah 58 Lenten Prayers, Week 6
Anna Akhmatova Crucifixion
Yehuda Amichai The Place Where We Are Right
Anonymous I Am Bending My Knee
I Am Giving Thee Worship with My Whole Life
John Ashley The Second Word
Teresa of Avila Christ Has No Body
Mary Ann Bernard Resurrection
Wendell Berry Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front
Walter Brueggemann Marked by Ashes
Scott Cairns Idiot Psalm 12
Idiot Psalm X
Idiot Psalm: With Fear
G.K. Chesterton The Donkey
John Donne Death Be Not Proud (Holy Sonnet X)
For Whom the Bell Tolls
Good Friday, 1613. Riding Westward
Brother Eckhart (Chip Camden) Eve
Temptations
TS Eliot Ash Wednesday
St. Ephraim of Syria (Ephrem of Edessa) Lenten Prayers, Week 4.
Brett Foster Longing, Lenten
Saint Francis of Assisi The Peace Prayer of Saint Francis
Edwina Gateley Beginnings
Called to Become
Called to Say Yes
Let Your God Love You
Letting Go
Silent God
Reginald Heber Bread of the World, In Mercy Broken
George Herbert Easter Wings
The Crosse
Gerard Manley Hopkins Easter Communion
I Wake and Feel the Fell of Dark
The Leaden Echo and the Golden Echo
Thomas Hopko Lenten Prayers, Week 1
Lenten Prayers, Week 2
Lenten Prayers, Week 3
Anna Kamienska Those Who Carry
Martin Luther King I Have a Dream
Denise Levertov Ikon: The Harrowing of Hell
Primary Wonder
The Avowal
George MacDonald A Prayer for the Past
Psalms Psalm 25, Lenten Prayers, Week 5
Psalm 51
Saint John of the Cross I Live Yet Do Not Live In Me
May Sarton Now I Become Myself
Edmund Spenser Amoretti LXVIII: Most Glorious Lord of Life
Chaim Stern, ed. Prayer for Overcoming Indifference
Wislawa Szymborska In Praise of Self-Deprecation
Henry Vaughan The Revival

[ 52 poems from 33 writers ]