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Gloria In Profundis

Rating: 2.9


There has fallen on earth for a token
A god too great for the sky.
He has burst out of all things and broken
The bounds of eternity:
Into time and the terminal land
He has strayed like a thief or a lover,
For the wine of the world brims over,
Its splendour is spilt on the sand.

Who is proud when the heavens are humble,
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Susan Williams 11 February 2017

He amazes me with how he sees God and writes about Him in verses that make the reader blink until he sees things deeper in a new way. A poet most profound.

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