Padraig O Tuama is leader of the Corrymeela Community, a poet, theologian and mediator. He has worked in conflict resolution in Ireland, Africa and the Middle East. He is a popular figure at Greenbelt, Solas and other festivals.
These poem-prayers are compassionate, contemporary and formally innovative. Improvising key moments in scripture, they offer a fresh perspective, linguistic rhythms grounded in truth and love. Savour them on the tongue, learn them off by heart, customise them, make them your own. Patience Agbabi, poet, author of Telling Tales, former Poet Laureate of Canterbury. -- Patience Agbabi, poet, author of Telling Tales, former Poet Laureate of Canterbury