Prayer

More Light! More Light! by Anthony Hecht

‘More Light! More Light!’ by Anthony Hecht what inspired by the poet’s experiences during World War II. It describes several horrific deaths, one and 16th-century England and three in Buchenwald during World War II.

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A Thank-Offering by Ella Higginson

‘A Thank-Offering’ by Ella Higginson is addressed to God. It outlines all the beautiful sights and sounds in a speaker’s everyday life and thanks to God for creating them. 

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A Hymn to God the Father by John Donne

‘A Hymn to God the Father’ by John Donne is a well-loved poem about God and religion. It contains a speaker’s prayers that he be forgiven a series of unnamed sins.

The World by Henry Vaughan

‘The World’ by Henry Vaughan speaks on the ways men and women risk their place in eternity by valuing earthly pleasures over God. 

Journey of the Magi by T.S. Eliot

Journey of the Magi’ by T.S. Eliot describes the terrible conditions through which the Magi traversed to meet the Christ child. 

Prayer by Carol Ann Duffy

‘Prayer’ by Carol Ann Duffy describes the different forms a prayer can take in the modern world, and how those forms provide comfort.

No Coward Soul Is Mine by Emily Brontë

‘No Coward Soul Is Mine’ by Emily Brontë describes a speaker’s overwhelming passion for God and the strength she is able to draw from her faith. 

The Eve of St. Agnes by John Keats

‘The Eve of St. Agnes’ by John Keats is a celebration of an idealized love between two beautiful and heroic characters. it’s written in Spenserian.

Nothing is Far by Robert Francis

‘Nothing is Far’ by Robert Francis is a concise piece dealing with the speaker’s quest to find God in his everyday life. 

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