poetry

The Roar of Waters

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This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by Johanna Caton.                                                                                                                      The Roar of Waters I’ve tried to offer to my God my all. But this, if so, must always be inspired by him – for ego’s fallen imprints fall on sacrifice of self that self has styled. I’ve learned that God’s the one who sends the pain that […]

The Breath

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This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by Jeffrey Essmann. The Breath Breathe into me, the Spirit bright instill,That I might taste the sweetness of His willAnd know delightSo reconditeMy soul unfolds to its exquisite thrill. That I might sense and savor the sublimeHe’s tucked into each tiny speck of time,Each moment blessedWith happinessFor those who toward the […]

Daily Catholic Quote — Caryll Houselander

“The Child Christ lives on from generation to generation in the poets, very often the frailest of men but men whose frailty is redeemed by a child’s unworldliness, by a child’s delight in loveliness, by the spirit of wonder. “Christ was a poet, and all through His life the Child remains perfect in Him. It was the poet, the unworldly […]