This week’s poem in the Catholic Poetry Room is by James Green.
“And Moses stretched out his hand over the sea; and the LORD caused the sea to go back by a strong east wind all that night, and made the sea dry land, and the waters were divided.” – Exodus 14:21
Entering the Sea of Reeds
A Midrash says each generation flees
from its own Egypt, reaches its own Sea
of Reeds, then stalls to look forward in fear
and protests to whomever brought them there.
Although, the author…