Pentecost Poems June 5 ’22

This is a sample table to guide selection of poems to read.

Title / LinkPoetYearCollection
WhitsundayGeorge Herbert1633The Temple
SuddenlyR.S. Thomas
EveningR.S. Thomas
Our Mother-tongue Is Love; A Sonnet for PentecostMalcolm Guite2012Sounding the Seasons
Speaking in TonguesMary Rose O’Reilly
CaedmonDenise Levertov
Four Quartets 4:
Little Gidding
T.S. Eliot
LightningMary Oliver
From a WindowChristian Wiman
PentecostalLes Murray
Batter my heart,
three-person’d God
John DonneHoly Sonnets,
a collection of 19 sonnets

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