Poems. Prayers & Promises

Sunday, 19 January 2014

Crimson Chalice

A wine from a pure vine
Shared in tender beauty
Poured out from a crimson chalice.

Taste the sharpness of the fruit
Strong sweetness entwined with goodness
Scarlet blossom, delicate richness.

From a rich nectar ruby drops seep
Delicate tears cascade, overflow, so
drink the dew and be thankful.


(I am the vine; you are the branches. Those who remain in me, and I in them, will produce much fruit. For apart from me you can do nothing. – John 15:6)

6 comments:

  1. that last verse is so emotional to me...the crimson tears...the thankfulness..its powerful alan

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  2. There is so much to be thankful for! Your poetry expresses this so well.

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  3. Beautiful imagery, Alan! I particularly like the third stanza and the emphasis on gratitude.

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  4. so much to be thankful for when i think of what he has done for us... a beautiful verse alan

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  5. yes, this!
    in Him, through Him, for Him

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