Edward Taylor Holy Poems

  • 1.
    In heaven soaring up, I dropped an ear
    On earth: and Oh, sweet melody:
    And listening, found it was the saints who were
    Encroached for Heaven that sang for joy.
  • 2.
    (I John 2:1. An Advocate with the Father)

    Oh! What a thing is man? Lord, who am I?
    That Thou shouldest give him law (Oh! golden line)
  • 3.
    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.
  • 4.
    (Canticles 6:10. Who is She that Looks Forth as the Morning,
    Fair as the Moon, Clear as the Sun, Terrible as an Army with Banners)

    Wonders amazed! Am I espoused to Thee?
  • 5.
    (I. Corinthians 3:22. Whether Paul or Apollos, or Cephas)

    Thy grace, dear Lord, 's my golden wrack, I find,
    Screwing my fancy into ragged rhymes,
  • 6.
    (Canticles 2:1. The Lily of the Valleys)

    Am I Thy gold? Or purse, Lord, for Thy wealth;
    Whether in mine or mint refined for Thee?
  • 7.
    Make me, O Lord, thy Spining Wheele compleate.
    Thy Holy Worde my Distaff make for mee.
    Make mine Affections thy Swift Flyers neate
    And make my Soule thy holy Spoole to bee.
Total 7 Holy Poems by Edward Taylor

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