Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
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good friday

The Descent from the Cross

Is this the Face that thrills with awe
Seraphs who veil their face above?
Is this the Face without a flaw,
The Face that is the Face of Love?
Yea, this deface, a lifeless clod,
Hath all creation's love sufficed,
Hath satisfied the love of God,
This Face the Face of Jesus Christ.

Christina Rossetti
Tags: faith, poetry
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