Edward Taylor Shine 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.
    (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,
  • 3.
    (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?
  • 4.
    (Psalms 105:17. He sent a Man before Them, even Joseph, who was Sold, etc.)

    All dull, my Lord, my spirits flat, and dead,
    All water-soaked and sapless to the skin.
  • 5.
    Philippians II: 9: Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him.

    View, all ye eyes above, this sight which flings
    Seraphick Phancies in Chill Raptures high:
  • 6.
    The bear that breathes the northern blast
    Did numb, torpedo-like, a wasp
    Whose stiffened limbs encramped, lay bathing
    In Sol's warm breath and shine as saving,
  • 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 Shine Poems by Edward Taylor

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