Poetry – ‘Recessional’

God of our fathers, known of old,Lord of our far-flung battle-line,Beneath whose awful Hand we hold   Dominion over palm and pine—Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet,Lest we forget—lest we forget! The tumult and the shouting dies;   The Captains and the Kings depart:Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice,   An humble and a contrite heart.Lord God of Hosts, be … Continue reading Poetry – ‘Recessional’

Poetry – “A Servant When He Reigneth”

“For three things the earth is disquieted,and for four which it cannot bear.For a servant when he reigneth,and a fool when he is filled with meat;for an odious woman when she is married,and an handmaid that is heir to her mistress.”(Proverbs 30,21-23) Three things make earth unquietAnd four she cannot brookThe godly Agur counted themAnd … Continue reading Poetry – “A Servant When He Reigneth”