Brat Farrar (bratfarrar) wrote,
Brat Farrar
bratfarrar

Poem: O Christ, my God

- Christina Georgina Rossetti

O Christ, my God, who seest the unseen,
O Christ, my God, who knowest the unknown,
Thy mighty blood was poured forth to atone
For every sin that can be or hath been.

O Thou who seest what I cannot see,
Thou who didst love us all so long ago,
O Thou who knowest, what I must not know,
Remember all my hope, remember me.

Tags: faith, poetry
Subscribe

Posts from This Journal “poetry” Tag

  • Poem: October

    - Hilaire Belloc Look, how those steep woods on the mountain's face Burn, burn against the sunset; now the cold Invades our very noon: the…

  • Poem: Range-Finding

    - Robert Frost The battle rent a cobweb diamond-strung And cut a flower beside a ground bird's nest Before it stained a single human breast.…

  • poem: Bereft

    - Robert Frost Where had I heard this wind before Change like this to a deeper roar? What would it take my standing there for, Holding open a…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 2 comments