Mari Evans

(1923 / Toledo, Ohio)

. . . And the Old Women Gathered (The Gospel Singers) - Poem by Mari Evans


and the old women gathered
and sang His praises
standing
resolutely together
like supply sergeants who
have seen
everything
and are still
Regular Army: It
was fierce and
not melodic and
although we ran
the sound of it
stayed in our ears . . .


Comments about . . . And the Old Women Gathered (The Gospel Singers) by Mari Evans

  • Lyn Paul (6/14/2016 7:51:00 AM)


    Such a healing sound, a Gospel choir. Yet the Sound of pain in these words.
    My choir was in a Gospel competition recently, we lost but it was glorious. Just as singing is.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Poem Edited: Tuesday, June 14, 2016


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