MARINA Quis hic locus,quae regio,quaemundi plaga What seas what shores what grey rocks and what islands What water lapping the bow And scent of pine and the woodthrush singing through the fog What images return O my daughter. Those who sharpen the tooth of the dog, meaning Death Those who glitter with the glory ofContinue reading “RESURRECTION”


St Luke 24. 13-35( KJV 1611) And, behold, two of them went that same day to a village called Emmaus, which was from Jerusalem about three score furlongs. And they talked together of all these things which had happened. And it came to pass, that while they communed together and reasoned, Jesus himself drew near,Continue reading ““THE JOURNEY TO EMMAUS””


“The wounded surgeon plies the steel That questions the distempered part; Beneath the bleeding hands we feel The sharp compassion of the healer’s art Resolving the enigma of the fever chart. 2. Our only health is the disease If we obey the dying nurse Whose constant care is not to please But to remind ofContinue reading “GOOD FRIDAY”