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So they said to him, “What can we do to accomplish the works of God?”
(Gospel)
 

Rooms To Let

Night
in
empty
rooms

but
peace

now

little
by
little
comes

as a
baby’s
breath

I remember

and the
tapping
of water

drop
by
drop

in the pan
from
the leaking
faucet

morning

is in
Spirit
hands

who once
made
fields sweet
with
life and

hid the
wood
lily where

few
could see


J. Janda


J. Janda’s poems have appeared in newspapers, magazines, anthologies, and literary publications, as well as in books of his own poetry.


The present poem comes from the Janda's book, In Embrace.

Art by Martin Erspamer, OSB
from Religious Clip Art for the Liturgical Year (A, B, and C). This art may be reproduced only by parishes who purchase the collection in book or CD-ROM form. For more information go http://www.ltp.org