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Rachel Annand Taylor: "The Question"

Good Friday

The Question

I saw the Son of God go by
   Crowned with the crown of Thorn.
"Was It not finished, Lord?" I said,
   "And all the anguish borne?"

He turned on me His awful eyes:
   "Hast thou not understood?
Lo! Every soul is Calvary,
   And every sin a Rood."

Rachel Annand Taylor (b. 1876)

The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse (1917), ed. D. H. S. Nicholson and A. H. E. Lee, p. 547.

See also Friday, April 18, 2003.

Lane Core Jr. CIW P — Fri. 04/09/04 07:34:41 AM
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