Go Through This Church Door

Go through this church door,
You'll find a church.

Go through the church,
You'll find a church garden.

Go through the church garden,
You'll find the world.

After that world,
You'll find Jesus.

After Jesus,
You'll find planets.

After the planets,
You will find a black sky with stars.

After those stars
You will find a black sky with nothing in it.

Lily Rogers was 6 years old and attended kindergarten at Sacred Heart school in San Francisco, California when this poem appeared.

Read the Full Article

Sojourners Magazine July 1992
​You've reached the end of our free magazine preview. For full digital access to Sojourners articles for as little as $2.95, please subscribe now. Your subscription allows us to pay authors fairly for their terrific work!
Subscribe Now!

Subscribe