Showing posts from April 13, 2012

The Scent of Salvation

Perfumed his feet, mint cherry bits

Billowed musk, deep ocean fleet

White linen pillows of his hair

Earth’s smoke and fire sun, oh, so rare

Nailed hands to life, air goes to flee

Sweet grace and mercy to earth be

Needs and wants, they’re satisfied

Complete in 14 stations by

The garden throbs with joy, anew

Rose petal, leaves and honey dew

Bouquet of rainbow, jelly melts

In Eucharist, gold blossoms felt.

Virgin falls, stream of wine, so clear,

White wafer bread, a dearly gear

Light bubbly fogs of wood, a whiff

Spiking fountain, a sacred cliff

Angel’s touch turns flowers, hope.

“John Paul, we pray,” pleads dearest Pope.

You and me, together free,

All nations free! God’s Kingdom be!

Together, we, breathe scent; and smell

In God’s blue cross,  the flames will tell

Holy workers and priests be sent

Saint Hannibal, “Rogate” tent!

Flash heaven rays, the halo roofs

Clouds on floors, assembled loops

Rows of Saints are gathered now -

Salvation scent, true love, a vow

Cool fragrant dawn and m…