Raising the Dead

The Rev. Dr. Paul McKeown

7 December 2016

Raising the Dead


(written in Tanka form)


Evasive snoozing

within my duvet cocoon.

Untransformed, I fend

the day’s insistent whisper –

“Get up! Awake, O Sleeper!”


©Paul McKeown

Image  Press Snooze, Catherine Lansfield

The Rev. Dr. Paul McKeown is Minister of Belhelvie Church of Scotland, a rural parish, north of Aberdeen. He is a regular contributor to our Moments page.