Adelaide Anne Procter

(30 October 1825 – 2 February 1864 / London)

Adelaide Anne Procter Poems

1. A Lost Chord 1/1/2004
2. A Woman’s Question 1/1/2004
3. Envy 1/1/2004
4. Fidelis 1/1/2004
5. The Requital 1/1/2004
6. Per Pacem Ad Lucem 1/1/2004
7. Doubting Heart 1/1/2004
8. My God, I Thank Thee who Hast Made 3/2/2012
9. One by One the Sands are Flowing 3/2/2012

A Lost Chord

SEATED one day at the Organ,
I was weary and ill at ease,
And my fingers wandered idly
Over the noisy keys.

I do not know what I was playing,
Or what I was dreaming then ;
But I struck one chord of music,
Like the sound of a great Amen.

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