Leslie Coulson

(1889 - 1916 / England)

Leslie Coulson Poems

1. Who Made The Law ? 4/12/2010
2. From An Outpost 4/12/2010
3. The God Who Waits 4/12/2010
4. From The Somme 4/12/2010
5. The Rainbow 1/1/2004
6. ..But A Short Time To Live 4/12/2010
7. Judgment 4/12/2010
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Judgment

So be it, God, I take what Thou dost give,
And gladly give what Thou dost take away.
For me Thy choice is barren days and grey.
Unquestioning Thy ordered days I live,
I do not seek to sift in Reason's sieve -
Thou rangest far beyond our Reason's sway.
We are but poor, uncomprehending clay,
For Thou to mould as Thou dost well conceive.

But when my blanched days of sorrow end,
And this poor clay for funeral is drest,
Then shall my soul to Thy Gold Gate ascend,
Then shall my soul soar up and summon Thee
To tell me why. And as Thou answerest,
So shall I ...

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