John Keble

(25 April 1792 – 29 March 1866 / Fairford, Gloucestershire)

Confirmation - Poem by John Keble

The shadow of th' Almighty's cloud
Calm on this tents of Israel lay,
While drooping paused twelve banners proud,
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  • Sylvaonyema UbaSylvaonyema Uba (1/9/2017 8:49:00 PM)

    Nice poem built on the stylistic embellishment of a quatrain of ten stanzas.

    Sylva-Onyema Uba
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  • Chinedu DikeChinedu Dike (1/9/2017 8:45:00 PM)

    Insightful with good rhyme scheme. Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

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  • Susan WilliamsSusan Williams (1/9/2017 3:32:00 PM)

    Then to the desert breeze unrolled,
    Cheerly the waving pennons fly,
    Lion or eagle- each bright fold
    A lodestar to a warrior's eye.- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -Now that's an image with which to stir the soul!
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  • Seamus O BrianSeamus O Brian (1/9/2017 7:27:00 AM)

    ...Thee how strong, our hearts how frail...

    When all the wars and strife of life have passed over us like the storms of summer, we are left old and frail and so much more aware of our finite mortality.
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  • Tom Allport (1/9/2017 4:38:00 AM)

    a time and place has been pre-booked for every race? visual confirmation will be sent at a later date. (Report)Reply

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  • Edward Kofi LouisEdward Kofi Louis (1/9/2017 2:25:00 AM)

    Charmed life! Thanks for sharing this poem with us. (Report)Reply

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  • Brian JaniBrian Jani (5/1/2014 4:11:00 AM)

    Nice poems, I like your style (Report)Reply

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