Poems

Richard Stanton: ‘Conversion’

Conversion At what point does one cease to be Christian When Sunday service attendance abates is Easter, is Christmas, not enough to remain recognised When within the boundaries of the Christian calendar not a thought has been had for Jesus When children fail to have their children baptised When prayer silent and secluded ebbs When God says so. So hard today to sustain momentum as vectors from without actively pursue a stratagem of destruction Not so much in earlier days less sense of courage required to be and be seen to be Christian Your great great great grandfather converted somewhere…

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