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Invitation to Poetry: Honoring Saints & Ancestors

imageWelcome to Poetry Party #81!

I select an image and suggest a theme/title and invite you to respond with your own poem. Scroll down and add it in the comments section below or join our Holy Disorder of Dancing Monks Facebook group and post there.

Feel free to take your poem in any direction and then post the image and invitation on your blog (if you have one), Facebook, or Twitter, and encourage others to come join the party!  (If you repost the photo, please make sure to include the credit link and link back to this post inviting others to join us).

We began this month with a Community Lectio Divina practice with a story from the Letter to the Hebrews and followed up with our Photo Party on the theme of “Honoring Saints & Ancestors.” (You are most welcome to still participate).  We continue this theme in our Poetry Party this month. What are you continuing to discover about how your ancestors speak across the veil? (This photo is of Christine’s great grandmother with her second husband.)

You can post your poem either in the comment section below*or you can join our Holy Disorder of Dancing Monks Facebook group (with more than 2400 members!) and post there.

*Note: If this is your first time posting, or includes a link, your comment will need to be moderated before it appears. This is to prevent spam and should be approved within 24 hours.

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2 Responses

    1. Across and Around Time

      Across and around time
      our hearts have beat as one.
      Our yearnings bringing forth
      ever-new humanity.

      Across and around time
      we have sought our dwelling place
      and found it in the security of love.

      Across and around time
      we have been family
      seeking the best within each of us
      to provide a way bright with light
      for those who are to follow.