Embrace of God, poem by Peter Menkin
by Peter Menkin 5/05/2009 / Poetry
by Peter Menkin
Apr 24, 2006
The heart yearns,
wishes for warmth, finds opening
to the Lord. A deeper thing
like the blood that courses through the body
this divine love sustains life.
In the secret of the self, within the psyche,
we yearn for knowledge with self recognition
of existence, Christ does feed us.
calls; mankind discovers something uniquely
greater than the mysteries that Intrigue senses and thoughts.
Easter reveals to us this greater than,
this renewal of the good, exploding with eternal might
there is love greater everlastinggift unforgettable recognized with prayer.
With a knowledge of expanded eternity beyond
the measure of imagination--the gasp of surrender.
Promise that tells us God
Embraces the spirit of mankind.
Peter Menkin, an aspiring poet, lives in Mill Valley, CA USA where he writes poetry. He is an Oblate of Immaculate Heart Hermitage, Big Sur, CA and that means he is a Camaldoli Benedictine. He is 64 years of age as of 2010.