Poem on Elijah & the Divine Heralds

Author’s Note: This poem was written in 2011, and is based on Elijah’s visit to Mount Horeb in 1 Kings 19. Again, only the first two stanzas are on the site. For the rest of the poem, please see the Word Document.

The Divine Heralds

I fell asleep in a church once.

The sanctuary was a cave—dark and dense with prayers.

The rosemary incense was my anesthesia,

And the chanting was my lullaby…

~        ~        ~

I dreamt I was in a cave,

And I was the prophet Elijah—

In the sanctuary, the very womb, of Horeb,

The Mountain of the LORD…

The rest of the poem is here: Divine Heralds

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s