Lent

Be Thou the wine I long to taste,
Be Thou the water from each stone,
Be Thou my bread within this waste,
And I shall live by bread alone.

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About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love traditional poetry.
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2 Responses to Lent

  1. This poem expresses, with simplicity and felicity, the true desire of saints.

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