Christ Has Died



they take
down from the cross
PUTcold body pierced
PUTbruised mouth silenced
PUTsoft eyes blind

as he began
now at end
PUTwrapped in cloth strips
PUTlaid in wrong place

stone heaved
tomb sealed
sudden scream

guards curse
push me
PUT“Go home!”


have none

“Entombment of Christ” by Caravaggio, 1602-3.
“Homeless” by Esther Hizsa, 2014.
© Esther Hizsa, An Everyday Pilgrim, 2014.
Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without permission from Esther Hizsa is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used provided there is a link to the original content and credit is given as follows: © Esther Hizsa, An Everyday Pilgrim 2013, 2014

About Esther Hizsa

Esther is a spiritual director and writer. She lives in Burnaby with her husband, Fred, and they have two grown children and two grandchildren.
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