I came across this gem of a book last year but discovered it too late in December to tell you all about it. If you haven’t already done your Christmas shopping this is a wonderful present for anyone who has a faith or loves poetry – or both.
The book is a collection of 25 poems and accompanying reflections on the people and events surrounding Jesus’ birth, designed to be read either each day of Advent or over the Christmas period. Each poem is written with deep imagination, literary flair, often with an unexpected twist, and always throwing new light on stories we all think we know too well. Continue reading