Poem of the Week

The Stems of Flowers are the Pillars of the World by Ellen Murphy, CSJ Tempered by weather welded by sun rays and metallic rain the stems of flowers rise, poised, erect as pillars they hold the world up. Light-power, stronger than stone or steel channels through leaf-scrolls along each live green column direct to itsContinue reading “Poem of the Week”

Poem of the Week

  St. Francis of Assisi is loved by Catholic and non-Catholics. Environmentalists claim him as their patron saint. Jorge Bergoglio added Francis to the list of papal names. Poet Galway Kinnell, a son of Ireland, finds Francis blessing a sow in the hog pen. Enjoy Kinnell’s poem. Find what makes Francis tick, and can inspireContinue reading “Poem of the Week”