THEMES: Religion

The Chosen poem for the theme of Religion was ‘VOW’ by Sinead Nolan, Read below


Sinead Nolan

In the end I knelt.

Outside, the river quieted.

Steps slowed behind me.

I knelt before the Latin,

the ceiling in excelsis.

I’d only gone to see

the stained glass windows,

the gold painted on statues,

the cathedral all cool air and wood.

I would never be moved

in a church like this,

before a god like that.

A seagull at the dock,

huge and hungry,

hawked at me as I walked home.

I had not intended to kneel.

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