Henry Vaughan

(1621 - 23 April 1695 / Brecknockshire, Wales)

Henry Vaughan Poems

41. Love And Discipline 4/16/2010
42. Quickness 4/16/2010
43. They Are All Gone Into The World Of Light 12/31/2002
44. Man 4/16/2010
45. The Star 12/31/2002
46. Etesia Absent 1/3/2003
47. Christ's Nativity 12/31/2002
48. Corruption 4/16/2010
49. The Retreat 12/31/2002
50. The Water-Fall 12/31/2002
51. Silence And Stealth Of Days 1/3/2003
52. I Walk'D The Other Day 12/31/2002
53. Regeneration 1/3/2003
54. The World 12/31/2002
55. Retirement 1/3/2003
56. Childhood 4/16/2010
57. Peace 12/31/2002

Comments about Henry Vaughan

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

    One of the greatest no doubt.

    0 person liked.
    0 person did not like.
  • 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 ...

Read the full of Peace

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;

[Report Error]