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Incarnate

Poems of God in humanity

This collection is at present open-ended and has not been published in print form. 

Many of the poems I've written since the Millenium have been about what it means when we talk about God in humanity. The title poem Incarnate is my latest dart thrown at the target of a coherent telling of the Christian story.

The rest of the collection is loosely formed into a sequence reflecting birth, life, death and what may come after. Many pieces were for specific events or commissions, so it includes another tranch of Christmas carol service poems. 

 

 

 

 Incarnate 

 Higgs boson

 A brief history of God

 More Yule fuel 

      Come, Immanuel

      A Christmas commentary

          Prologue

          What kind of Messiah?

          Dancing

          Modus operandi

          The fourth king's gift

          Epilogue

     Gabriel's revelation

     The sceptical shepherd

     A child is born

     The magi at the empty manger

     Prayers of hope

          birth  

          shepherds      

               magi   
               
flight 

     News just in
 Church is a verb

 In his hands

 Two poems for BPD

      Tourists

      Disintegrateful

 The Breton saints 

 Trialogue

 words from the cross   

      accomplices  

      thief     

      son    
      wager   

      animal   

      masterpiece   

      legacy   

 Eulogies  

      Climbing to Everest (for Geoff Longden) 

      Remembrance (for Michael Adams)

      All the stops (for Margaret Creasy)

      Body count (for Graham Rust)

      Questions (for John Duckworth)

      Waiting for the professor (for Colin Duckworth)

      Liz's walk (for Liz Reynolds)

 Ascended   

 heaven    

      heaven is within you

      kingdom of heaven    

      treasure in heaven    

      new heaven new earth

 Eternity