Janet Mary Zylstra

Rookie - 316 Points (1963 / London, England)

Christ In A Garden - Poem by Janet Mary Zylstra

Christ in a garden of roses -
Where beauty meets beauty
And Love meets the symbol of love;

Christ in a garden of roses -
Where the bearer of thorns
Meets the Wearer of Thorns who shed blood;

Christ in a garden of roses -
Where the perfume of spring
And the perfume of holiness mingle;

Christ in a garden of roses -
Where Creator, creation,
Life and its Giver are one.

Comments about Christ In A Garden by Janet Mary Zylstra

  • Joe Breunig (12/11/2006 11:36:00 AM)

    A delightful write; nicely done. Is the garden that's being referred to called Gethsemane? (Report) Reply

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  • (10/16/2005 11:45:00 PM)

    Janet this poem is very beautiful. Well sometimes I get angry when people potray Christ in any other way then how the bible potrays it. Perhaps this is one of the few exceptions. I especially love the last line. Indeed it is Truth manifested in beauty! Nice Write! (Report) Reply

  • (11/27/2004 5:19:00 PM)

    Ah this is lovely, you can almost feel the senses you describe (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 9, 2004

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