Religious Poem. Seek and You Shall Find

Religious Poem. Seek and You Shall Find

Religious Poem. Seek and You Shall Find by the author Gerard Rochford. A hopeful poem to start optimistically this week. Enjoy it, Yareah Magazine friends!

Religious Poem. Seek and You Shall Find

Sky Lanterns by Petr Kratochvil

Seek and You Shall Find

Today, a week after Easter,

I find an egg the children missed.


I eat it; think of Jesus,

the women searching,

disciples hiding,

a gardener watering

and shaking his head.


An angel at dawn

had cast a white shadow

and shed a quill of belief

in the mouth of a tomb.


Nothing is waste

to the hunger of the soul.

View Comments (1)
  • IZara

    Really beautiful, Gerard


Gerard Rochford was born in England, lived in Hong Kong, but has spent most of his life in Scotland His recent collections include: Figures of Stone. Koo Press. Aberdeen. 2009. Failing Light, a handcrafted limited edition from 2010. Of Love and Water, a limited edition, Koo Press/Malfranteaux Concepts. Aberdeen. 2011. A collaboration with David Ladmore an artist from Victoria, B.C. Canada. Anthologies include: Erotica. Ascent Aspirations.Canada. 2008 and Silver. Polygon. U.K. 2009. His poem My Father's Hand was included in Best 20 Scottish Poems of 2006 for the Scottish Poetry Library, selected by Janice Galloway. He is the Makar (Laureate) for to which he contributes a poem every month.

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