poetry friday

These Three
by X.J. Kennedy

Pink-Tulips-2009These three on Friday
Lay cloudy, dark and still:
Shadow
Of three crosses
On cold Golgotha Hill.

These on Easter morning
Burst forth in bloom:
Setting-egg.
Tulip bulb.
Good Lord’s tomb.

(Taken from Easter Poems, selected by Myra Cohn Livingston, illustrated by John Wallner)