Robert Laurence Binyon

(1869-1943 / England)

A Song - Poem by Robert Laurence Binyon

For Mercy, Courage, Kindness, Mirth,
There is no measure upon earth.
Nay, they wither, root and stem,
If an end be set to them.
Overbrim and overflow,
If you own heart you would know;
For the spirit born to bless
Lives but in its own excess


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 31, 2010



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