Lloyd Mifflin

(1896-1921 / United States)

Lloyd Mifflin Poems

1. Fiat Lux 1/4/2003
2. The Flight 1/4/2003
3. He Made The Night 4/22/2010
4. Sonnet: Milton 4/22/2010
5. Sonnet: Sesostris 4/22/2010
6. Sonnet: The Doors 4/22/2010
7. Sonnet: The Ship 4/22/2010
8. Sonnet: The Sovereigns 4/22/2010
9. Sonnet: Theseus And Ariadne 4/22/2010
10. Sonnet: To A Maple Seed 4/22/2010
11. Sonnet: To An Old Venetian Wine-Glass 4/22/2010
12. Sonnet: To The Milkweed 4/22/2010
13. Sopnnet: Fiat Lux 4/22/2010
14. Sonnet:The Flight 4/22/2010

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Sonnet:The Flight

UPON a cloud among the stars we stood.
The angel raised his hand and looked and said,
'Which world, of all yon starry myriad,
Shall we make wing to?' The still solitude
Became a harp whereon his voice and mood
Made spheral music round his haloed head.
I spake-for then I had not long been dead-
'Let me look round upon these vasts, and brood
A moment on these orbs ere I decide . . .
What is yon lower star that beauteous shines
And with soft splendor now incarnadines
Our wings-There would I go and there abide.'
He smiled as one who some child's thought ...

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