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  • Francis Thompson on the Passion of Mary

    The following poem is The Passion of Mary by the Catholic poet Francis Thompson (b. 1859- d. 1907). I am posting it for today’s commemoration of the Seven Sorrows of the Blessed Virgin Mary: VERSES IN PASSION-TIDE O LADY Mary, thy bright crown Is no mere crown of majesty; For with the reflex of His own Resplendent thorns Christ circled…