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Incarnate

Poems of God in humanity

This collection is presently open-ended and has not been published in print form. 

The poems I have written in this period turned out to be about what it means when people talk about God in humanity. They formed naturally into a sequence reflecting birth, life, death and resurrection. Most pieces were for specific events or commissions (hence it includes another tranch of Christmas carol service poems). 

The title poem Incarnate represents what I think at the moment is a plausible theology.


 

 Higgs boson
 A brief history of God

 More fuel for Yule...

      Come, Immanuel

      A Christmas commentary

          Prologue

          What kind of Messiah?

          Dancing

          Modus operandi

          The fourth king's gift

          Epilogue

     Gabriel's revelation

     The sceptical shepherd

     A child is born

     The magi at the empty manger

     Prayers of hope

          birth  

          shepherds      

               magi   
               
flight 

     News just in
 Church is a verb

 In his hands

 Two poems for BPD

      Tourists

      Disintegrateful

 The Breton saints 

 Trialogue

 words from the cross   

      accomplices  

      thief     

      son    
      wager   

      animal   

      masterpiece   

      legacy   

 Eulogies  

      Climbing to Everest (for Geoff Longden) 

      Remembrance (for Michael Adams)

      All the stops (for Margaret Creasy)

      Body count (for Graham Rust)

      Questions (for John Duckworth)

      Waiting for the professor (for Colin Duckworth)

      Liz's walk (for Liz Reynolds)

 Ascended   

 heaven    

      heaven is within you

      kingdom of heaven    

      treasure in heaven    

      new heaven new earth

 Incarnate

 Eternity