Poetry



33 Poems for Lent: XXXII

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John. Here’s poem XXXII, the second Easter poem.

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33 Poems for Lent: XXXI

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we’re taking a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here’s poem XXXI for Easter.

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33 Poems for Lent: XXX

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we’re taking a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here’s poem XXX for Holy Saturday.

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33 Poems for Lent: XXVII—XXIX

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we’re taking a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here are poems XXVII through XXIX.

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33 Poems for Lent: XXII—XXVI

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we’re taking a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here are poems XXII through XXVI.

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33 Poems for Lent: XVIII—XXI

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we’re taking a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here are poems XVIII through XXI.

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33 Poems for Lent: XV—XVII

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we’re taking a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here are poems XV through XVII.

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33 Poems for Lent: XIII, XIV

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John.

For Holy Week, we are going to take a break from normal programming on the blog to walk and pray through the remaining poems together. Here are poems XIII and XIV.

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33 Poems: XI, XII

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John. Each week until Easter we will share more; here are poems IX and X.

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33 Poems for Lent: IX, X

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John. Each week until Easter we will share more; here are poems IX and X.

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33 Poems for Lent: VII, VIII

By The Rabbit Room

For Lent this season, our friend Andrew Roycroft (pastor and poet from Northern Ireland) has adopted the medieval practice of writing thirty-three poems, each thirty-three words long—one word for each year of Jesus’ life. Together, they form a constellation of commentary on the Gospel of John. Each week until Easter we will share more—here are poems VII and VIII.

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Eight Ounces of Canned Poem

By April Pickle

One Saturday, my friend Rebecca Reynolds bundled herself in three coats and hiked up Roan Mountain with a jar in her hand. Standing on the mountaintop, she opened the jar, read a poem into it, then sealed it shut and carried it back down the mountain.

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