Pomegranate

this pomegranate
your blood of life
ever after is here forever
Son and mother rise together
always trying to lift us through

Mary
holding Jesus

Jesus
holding Mary too

when the seeds wash out
ever lasting life
when the seeds wash out
your resurrection

spill forth in spirit – love

– love
spill forth
from me too

*Within Christian art – the pomegranate is a symbol of the resurrection and the hope of eternal life. The seeds represent the many believers who make up the one universal church…..

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About Crazy Irishman

Touted as a working man's poet, Martin Durkin has been writing professionally for the last 12 years. He has appeared in over twenty anthologies across North America, including, "And left a place to stand on", a collection of poems and essays about the late great Al Purdy. Durkin has also published two collections of poetry, "Hypnotic Childhood", and "The Sound of Quish". Over the past 4 years, Durkin has been on hiatus for the most part but has recently come back to the poetry scene creating a poetry site called crazyirishman.wordpress.com, where in the past year he has written over 100 poems and created a cross over page on https://www.facebook.com/crazyirishmanpoetry where he gives a story behind each of the pieces written. View all posts by Crazy Irishman

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