Some Quiet Moments in Church, poetry by Ger White at Spillwords.com
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Some Quiet Moments in Church

Some Quiet Moments in Church

written by: Ger White

 

Sunday morning comes blessedly quickly
And though her tired hands ache for rest
She gets up earlier than usual
And lays out her dress – Sunday best
For that brief half hour of solitude
Vaulted walls help soothe her tired mind
Where the altar exudes Loving Presence
Allowing limbs, heart and mind to unwind …

Ger White

Ger White

APRIL 2020 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Gerardine White - (also called Ger) grew up in wild open country of West Limerick, Ireland. Her country life is represented in her poems and has a strong bearing on her core values and education. She inherited the skill of poetic rhyme from both of her parents and her Grandad. This past year she was published in four Anthologies from Clarendon House Publications. Some of her poems will already have appeared in Ballyguiltenane Rural Journal over time. She had the pleasure of spending an evening with Seamus Heaney in Dublin in 2011. It was later very humbling to read a testimonial of her work:
“Your poetry reminds me of Seamus Heaney” (Grant Hudson - Clarendon House Publications)
"Poems by Ger have the ability to lift the soul and bring it to a place of peace and calm"
(Peg Prendeville, Poet. - The Purple Pencil)
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