Three Poems…

3PoemBMsI have been asked to produced three visuals to accompany the reading of three poems at the forthcoming Methodist Conference – July 2013.

Considering that listening, watching and doing, are all ways in which we can realise new things, these visuals hopefully provide another dynamic to the text of the poems.

The images will be displayed on large screens and will also be supplied as a handy bookmark for reference and contemplation.
You can see the pics here

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“Love” by George Herbert.

LOVE bade me welcome; yet my soul drew back,
Guilty of dust and sin.
But quick-eyed Love, observing me grow slack
From my first entrance in,
Drew nearer to me…

“The Kingdom” by R. S. Thomas

It’s a long way off but inside it
There are quite different things going on:
Festivals at which the poor man
Is king…

“How everything adores being alive” by Mary Oliver.

What if you were a beetle, and a soft wind
and a certain allowance of time had summoned you out of your wrappings,
and there you were…

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