Christian Poets of the Twentieth Century--
a beginner's list


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  1. W. H. Auden, For the Time Being
  2. Wendell Berry, A Timbered Choir: The Sabbath Poems, 1979-1997
  3. Scott Cairns, Philokalia: New and Selected Poems
  4. T.S. Eliot, The Four Quartets
  5. Maura Eichner, Hope is a Blind Bard
  6. Dana Gioia, The Gods of Winter
  7. Mark Jarman, Unholy Sonnets
  8. Denis Levertov, The Stream & the Sapphire
  9. Paul Mariani, The Great Wheel
  10. Czeslaw Milosz, New and Collected Poems (1931-2001)
  11. Les Murray, Learning Human: Selected Poems
  12. Luci Shaw, The Angles of Light: New & Selected Poems
  13. Jean Murray Walker, Stranger Than Fiction
  14. Richard Wilbur, New and Collected Poems

"All manner of thing shall be well/ When the tongues of flame are in-folded/ Into the crowned knot of fire/ And the fire and the rose are one." -- T.S. Eliot, Little Gidding