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In No Strange Land (The Kingdom Of God)

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The kingdom of God is within you

O world invisible, we view thee,
O world intangible, we touch thee,
O world unknowable, we know thee,
Inapprehensible, we clutch thee!

Does the fish soar to find the ocean,
The eagle plunge to find the air-
That we ask of the stars in motion

If they have rumor of thee there?
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Michael Walker 07 August 2019

An outstanding religious poem with a modernized theme, 'And lo, Christ walking on the water, Not of Genesareth, but Thames! ' A visionary last couplet.

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Jane Nevinger 15 January 2018

Beautifuly deep poem that echoes the truth in Thompson’s magnificent and mystical way.

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Haddon Willmer 15 June 2006

Turn but a stone... compare Matthew 18.10: do not despise one of these little ones...because....

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