Tag: Poem

The Inner Fire

Courage! for life is hasting
To endless life away;
The inner fire, unwasting,
Transfigures our dull clay
See the stars melting, sinking,
In life wine, golden bright
We, of the splendour drinking,
Shall grow to stars of light.

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He

He is a vacuum – “he” is a hole, He is all that is lost and gone from my soul He is an absence, the thing that I miss, He is the missing ingredient for bliss He is the heart to my broken machine, He is the water I need to be clean Why does…

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The Silver Cord

I prayed – Dear Lord, let me chain myself to thee, that I may never stray! Through thoughts of chains, a shining word, No chain, my child, but a silver cord.  In that simple thought I see, how thou higher art than me Foolish are we men – our thoughts are small, and low, and…

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A Morning Prayer

  Father, Thou hast made this day – I know not yet what it shall bring If Thou go with me all the way, My soul will lift her voice, and sing   If good may come, I’ll smile, A grateful heart I’ll lift to Thee For every good and happy mile, And sunshine lighting…

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