This morning’s Gospel reading has inspired many works of art and literature: we can all identify easily with Thomas’s initial response to the message of the resurrection.  Here are some poems which have a particular relevance to this week’s Gospel.

Jane Hirshfield, ‘A hand’

John Keats, ‘This living hand’

And one for the NHS from Michael Rosen:

Walt Whitman, ‘Of the terrible doubt of appearances’

George Herbert, ‘The collar’

And a prayer from St Theresa of Avila: