FREE THINKER

A Free Thinker – Chinua Achebe

Free Verse

IN LIFE, EVERYTHING IS GIFT

ONE SHOULD LISTEN TO UNDERSTAND

MAKE HOPE REAL AND YOURS ALONE

GRACE FORTIFIES WITH PERSEVERANCE

‘WAYS OF WRITING DIFFER, THE LORD LOVES DIVERSITY’

……Vera, thanks for the inspiration…

“Storytellers are a threat.¬† They threaten all champions of control, they frighten usurpers of the right-to-freedom of the human spirit — in state, in church or mosque, in party congress, in the university or wherever.”

…Chinua Achebe

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IN MOURNING

Holy Saturday  РThe Mourning of Christ

by Bela Cikos Sesija, Croatia

Free Verse

In solemn waiting

moving from darkness to light, sadness to joy, despair to hope

The Paschal candle will be lit at nightfall…

…out of darkness, let us follow the light of truth…resurrection of life…

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PURPLE

Purple Robe and Anemones 1937 by Henri Matisse

FREE VERSE POEM

MY JESUS

STANDING BEFORE THE ROMAN GUARDS

I SEE MYSELF IN A PURPLE ROBE

AMONG MANY I CAUSED YOUR AGONY, YOUR DEATH

YOUR BLOOD-STAINED ROBE FORESHADOWED YOUR ROYAL KINGSHIP AND RESURRECTION

BECAUSE OF YOU, NOW MY LIFE AMENDED

I SEE MYSELF IN YOUR PURPLE ROBE

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HOLY THURSDAY

FREE VERSE

JESUS CHRIST SACRIFICED HIS LIFE ON THE CROSS TO REDEEM THE WORLD FROM SIN

WERE YOU THERE WHEN THEY CRUCIFIED HIM?  O SOMETIMES IT CAUSES ME TO TREMBLE, TREMBLE, TREMBLE

BEHOLD HIM WHO TAKES AWAY THE SINS OF THE WORLD

BLESSED ARE THOSE CALLED TO THE SUPPER OF THE LAMB

Holy Thursday

MAY THE BODY AND BLOOD OF CHRIST KEEP US SAFE FOR ETERNAL LIFE

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