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I Desire to See Good Days by Peter Menkin
by Peter Menkin  
1/19/2009 / Poetry


Short poem reflecting on The Rule for Summertime: "I Desire to See Good Days"...

This poem
is a reflection of my living by The Rule of St. Benedict. A brief statement in poetry, this revision from the Writer's Workshop on The Atlantic is improved from its original, yet remains to state how much I like the promise of seeking and living a life in God.
Today I visited acquaintances and friends at All Souls church in Berkeley, where we talked at lunchtime about our experiences with God, and the promise of a better life that our lives are offered.

The night before, I listened to a CD produced by Cowley Publications titled, "Guard Us Sleeping." Besides Compline, there were songs for the night and plainsong hymns
of the seven seasons. I was comforted by the monks of the Society of Saint John of the Evangelist, and brought to a sense of reverence for and presence of Christ. Their website: http://www.cowley.org/ .

Here is the poem of mine titled, "I Desire to See Good Days." It reflects on The Rule of St. Benedict, and I think is a good poem for Pentecost and Summertime.



by Peter Menkin

The sunlight, the hallowed

event of everyday living.

Reminder of Christ

around us, before us, above us.

Peace, I seek the Lord's love.

Set out on this

to see him

who calls.
.

Audio reading of the poem by the poet is here:

http://www.archive.org/details/IDesireToSeeGoodDaysByPeterMenkin

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.

Copyright Peter Menkin

http://www.petermenkin.blogspot.com


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