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The Nuts of Knowledge

Lyrical Poems Old and New

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Author: George William Russell (A.E.)
Language: English
Wordcount: 5,688 / 24 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 83.2
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 1,489
Added to site: 2005.08.30
mnybks.net#: 11421
Genre: Poetry
Excerpt

ow-cold bloom
And hung with veils of pearly fleece:
They died away into the gloom,
Vistas of peace--and deeper peace.

And earth and air and wave and fire
In awe and breathless silence stood;
For One who passed into their choir
Linked them in mystic brotherhood.

Twilight of amethyst, amid
Thy few strange stars that lit the heights,
Where was the secret spirit hid?
Where was Thy place, O Light of Lights?

The flame of Beauty far in space--
Where rose the fire: in thee? in me?
Which bowed the elemental race
To adoration silently?

SYMBOLISM

Now when the spirit in us wakes and broods,
Filled with home yearnings, drowsily it flings
From its deep heart high dreams and mystic moods,
Mixed with the memory of the loved earth things;
Clothing the vast with a familiar face;
Reaching its right hand forth to greet the starry race

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