Containing fifty-six poems for prayer and inspiration, this collection brings together a wide assortment of poems suitable for contemplative reading or prayer. The poems have been taken from many traditions - mainly from the Christian tradition, but from Oriental and Islamic sources also. The mystical poets of the distant past are included as well as some contemporary authors such as Stephen Spender, Thomas Merton and E.E. Cummings. Seekers of every variety will welcome this gentle and heartfelt collection of devotional verse.
A collection of famous, mostly Christian religious poems to pray with or be inspired by Selections from John Donne, Chesterton, John of the Cross, Stephen Spender, Thomas Merton, e.e. cummings, etc.