Ebenezer Jones

(10 January 1820 - 14 September 1860 / Islington, London)

Ebenezer Jones Poems

1. The Hand 4/22/2010
2. When The World Is Burning 1/4/2003
Best Poem of Ebenezer Jones

When The World Is Burning

WHEN the world is burning,
Fired within, yet turning
   Round with face unscathed;
Ere fierce flames, uprushing,
O'er all lands leap, crushing,
   Till earth fall, fire-swathed;
Up amidst the meadows,
Gently through the shadows,
   Gentle flames will glide,
Small, and blue, and golden.
Though by bard beholden,
When in calm dreams folden,--
   Calm his dreams will bide.

Where the dance is sweeping,
Through the greensward peeping,
   Shall the soft lights ...

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