Category: Literature and Poetry

To Gary Potter

The following brief poem came to the author this morning… Our hopes for early glory fail, The causes that we fought for die; Still avidly His Cross we hail, In silhouette against the sky.

Leo Rugiens

This was written in imitation of the poem, “The Hound of Hell,” by Father Leonard Feeney. Its name and theme are derived from I Peter 5:8, which is sung every night in the office of Compline.   WATCH for the roaring … Continue reading