The Annunciation. The poem, Fiat (© 2016) was inspired by the painting, The Annunciation (1898) by Henry Ossawa Tanner (1859 – 1937).
Read the story of the poem’s inspiration here, published in
Christ Is Our Hope Magazine.
Yes to what I fear
And cannot comprehend.
Yes to what I hear
And do not understand.
Yes to what is near
Placed now in your hands.
–A. J. Clishem
Thank you for your on-the-street donation for the poor and homeless in the Chicago area. In return, I hope you enjoyed the bookmark featuring one of my recent poems.
Thank you for your on-the-street donation for the poor and homeless in the Chicago area. In return, we hope you enjoyed the print of the poem, entitled Nativity. The story of the poem’s inspiration is featured at Aleteia.org, excerpted from the original version in Christ is Our Hope Magazine. Thank you again, and God bless!