POETRY: Ash Wednesday, by T. S. Eliot

Ash Wednesday T. S. Eliot

Blessed sister, holy mother, spirit of the fountain, spirit of the garden,
Suffer us not to mock ourselves with falsehood
Teach us to care and not to care
Teach us to sit still
Even among these rocks,
Our peace in His will
And even among these rocks
Sister, mother
And spirit of the river, spirit of the sea,
Suffer me not to be separated

And let my cry come unto Thee.

2 Comments on POETRY: Ash Wednesday, by T. S. Eliot

  1. Thanks, Value of Sparrows. I always think of this poem on Ash Wednesday. I’ve posted lines I like best on my blog. Cheers.

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