higher glories

Turn away thine eyes, for they have overcome me,
The beauty of thy face, no heart can understand,
Things the mind of man could never hope to fashion,
These are the glorious workings of our Creator’s hand:
Yet greater wonders ever shine,
From that face of Loveliness Divine.
~~
The sun in it’s glory outshineth all the heavens,
The fairest of the flowers are but shining back his rays;
He sendeth for his splendor, dispersing every shadow
The moon that seemeth lovely doth but borrow from his gaze
But greater glories adorn the face
Of Him Who hung the sun in place.
~~
A father in his children findeth heart all taken up,
And to their hungry pleadings, he giveth not a stone,
A bridegroom, long preparing, when joined to his beloved,
Keeps her in calm assurance, that she is ne’er alone:
But stronger love doth burn within,
The One who drew our souls to Him

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  1. #1 by Digital Poet on May 24, 2011 - 10:13 pm

    Excellent post thanks for sharing. I enjoy reading and also writing poetry myself. Feel free to check it out. You have a great layout here!

  2. #2 by Emily Upchurch on May 27, 2011 - 1:39 pm

    like poem. like picture. like that you’re drawing again.

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