Stars You Never Saw Before

Monday, August 13, 2007

If Love should count you worthy, and should deign
One day to seek your door and be your guest,
Pause! Ere you draw the bolt and bid Him rest,
If in your old content you would remain.
For not alone He enters: in his train
Are angels of the mists, the lonely quest
Dreams of the unfulfilled and unpossessed,
And sorrow, and Life’s immemorial pain.
He wakes desires you may never forget,
He shows you stars you never saw before,
He makes you share with him forevermore,
The burden of the world’s divine regret.
How wise were you to open not!—and yet,
How poor if you should turn Him from the door.

~Sidney Royse Lysaght


Lynette said...

WOW!!! Loved this Kelly, it is SO true! Thanks so much for sharing it...

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