Tag: Poetry

The Holy Ghost by John Donne

O Holy Ghost, whose temple IAm, but of mud walls and condensed dust,And being sacrilegiouslyHalf wasted with youth’s fires, of pride and lustMust with new storms be weather-beat;Double in my heart Thy

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La Corona: Ascension by John Donne

Salute the last and everlasting day, Joy at th’ uprising of this Sun, and Son, Ye whose true tears, or tribulation Have purely wash’d, or burnt your drossy clay. Behold, the Highest, parting hence

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Easter Wings by George Herbert

Another in a series of poems for the Easter Season. Lord, who createdst man in wealth and store,      Though foolishly he lost the same,            Decaying more and more,                  Till he became                        Most poore:                        With thee                  O

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Good Friday by John Klebe

He is despised and rejected of men.  Isaiah liii. 3.    Is it not strange, the darkest hour      That ever dawned on sinful earth   Should touch the heart with softer power      For comfort than

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