Henry Vaughan

(1621 - 23 April 1695 / Brecknockshire, Wales)

Henry Vaughan Poems

41. Man 4/16/2010
42. I Walk'D The Other Day 12/31/2002
43. Death. A Dialogue 4/16/2010
44. Regeneration 1/3/2003
45. Love And Discipline 4/16/2010
46. The Book 4/16/2010
47. The Star 12/31/2002
48. They Are All Gone Into The World Of Light 12/31/2002
49. The World 12/31/2002
50. Cock-Crowing 4/16/2010
51. Corruption 4/16/2010
52. Childhood 4/16/2010
53. The True Christians 1/3/2003
54. The Water-Fall 12/31/2002
55. The Retreat 12/31/2002
56. Silence And Stealth Of Days 1/3/2003
57. Peace 12/31/2002

Comments about Henry Vaughan

  • RW Vaughan (8/28/2018 11:38:00 PM)

    Why are you using a picture of John Donne as Henry Vaughan?
    https: //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Donne

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  • Haidee Majola (7/12/2018 12:43:00 PM)

    One of the greatest no doubt.

  • Melissa Anderson (11/10/2013 11:29:00 AM)

    The picture is not Henry Vaughan, it's John Donne

Best Poem of Henry Vaughan

Peace

1 My Soul, there is a country
2 Afar beyond the stars,
3 Where stands a winged sentry
4 All skillful in the wars;
5 There, above noise and danger
6 Sweet Peace sits, crown'd with smiles,
7 And One born in a manger
8 Commands the beauteous files.
9 He is thy gracious friend
10 And (O my Soul awake!)
11 Did in pure love descend,
12 To die here for thy sake.
13 If thou canst get but thither,
14 There grows the flow'r of peace,
15 The rose that cannot wither,
16 Thy ...

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Etesia Absent

Love, the world's life! What a sad death
Thy absence is to lose our breath
At once and die, is but to live
Enlarged, without the scant reprieve
Of pulse and air: whose dull returns
And narrow circles the soul mourns.
But to be dead alive, and still
To wish, but never have our will:
To be possessed, and yet to miss;

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