Jane Kenyon

  • Poetry: Two Poems by Jane Kenyon

    Listen to Donald Hall read "Drawing From the Past" and "Surprise" by Jane Kenyon (1947-1995)

  • Woman, Why Are You Weeping?

    One morning after the Crucifixion, Mary Magdalene came to see the body of Christ. She found the stone rolled away from an empty tomb. Two figures dressed in white asked her, "Woman, why are you weeping?" "Because," she replied, "they have taken away my Lord, and I do not know where they have laid him."

  • Two Poems

    Drawing From the Past. Only Mama and I were at home. We ate tomato sandwiches. with sweeps of mayonnaise. on indifferent white…


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