Earth And Heaven

As wind in the forest bends the trees With sounds of whooshing and unearthly creaks, In Sunday sanctuary where footfalls creak wood, Both moved and moving, both chosen and choosing;…

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Snow On Good Friday

We grieve when snow falls on Good Friday eve. What about the greening, the beginnings of spring? when like manna fallen from Heaven— “My body broken for you” into flakes…

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In The Cleft Of A Cold, White Rock

As in the close space between dawn and dusk of a January day when hoar-frosted trees have their feet in snow and their branches raised against a white, weighty sky,…

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In My Heart An Altar

While I stand here before the Lord or sit and meditate, My heart still at an altar bows; and that I contemplate. An altar by my parents stood, with me…

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All the above poems are found in my book, Remembering Softly: A Life In Poems.


  2 comments for “Poetry at ALTARWORK

  1. May 3, 2017 at 5:38 am

    What a joy to see your blessed poems on this blessed site!


  2. May 3, 2017 at 11:54 am

    Thank you, Mary. And I can say the same for you. Readers can find your lovely poems on ALTARWORK here: http://www.altarwork.com/author/mary-sayler/ .


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