Edward Taylor Away Poems

  • 1.
    (John. 20:17. My Father, and your Father, to my God, and your God)

    My shattered fancy stole away from me
    (Wits run a-wooling over Eden's park)
  • 2.
    (Canticles 6:13. Return, oh Shulamite, Return, Return)

    My dear, dear Lord, I know not what to say:
    Speech is too coarse a web for me to clothe
  • 3.
    All night a door floated down the river.
    It tried to remember little incidents of pleasure
    from its former life, like the time the lovers
    leaned against it kissing for hours
  • 4.
    (Ezekiel 37:24. David my Servant shall be their King)

    Dull, dull indeed! What, shall it e'er be thus?
    And why? Are not Thy promises, my Lord,
  • 5.
    When first Thou on me, Lord, wroughtest Thy sweet print,
    My heart was made Thy tinder-box,
    My 'ffections were Thy tinder in't,
    Where fell Thy sparks by drops.
  • 6.
    A Curious Knot God made in Paradise,
    And drew it out inamled neatly Fresh.
    It was the True-Love Knot, more sweet than spice
    And set with all the flowres of Graces dress.
  • 7.
    I kening through Astronomy Divine
    The Worlds bright Battlement, wherein I spy
    A Golden Path my Pensill cannot line,
    From that bright Throne unto my Threshold ly.
Total 7 Away Poems by Edward Taylor

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