Inspiration Poem by Samuel Johnson

Inspiration

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LIFE of Ages, richly poured,
Love of God, unspent and free,
Flowing in the Prophet’s word
And the People’s liberty!

Never was to chosen race
That unstinted tide confined;
Thine is every time and place,
Fountain sweet of heart and mind!

Secret of the morning stars,
Motion of the oldest hours,
Pledge through elemental wars
Of the coming spirit’s powers!

Rolling planet, flaming sun,
Stand in nobler man complete;
Prescient laws Thine errands run,
Frame the shrine for Godhead meet.

Homeward led, the wondering eye
Upward yearned in joy or awe,
Found the love that waited nigh,
Guidance of Thy guardian Law.

In the touch of earth it thrilled;
Down from mystic skies it burned:
Right obeyed and passion stilled
Its eternal gladness earned.

Breathing in the thinker’s creed,
Pulsing in the hero’s blood,
Nerving simplest thought and deed,
Freshening time with truth and good,

Consecrating art and song,
Holy book and pilgrim track,
Hurling floods of tyrant wrong
From the sacred limits back,—

Life of Ages, richly poured,
Love of God, unspent and free,
Flow still in the Prophet’s word
And the People’s liberty!

COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Edward Kofi Louis 23 November 2019

Secret of the morning stars! ! ! ! ! Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

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Dominic Windram 23 November 2019

An inspiring poetic vision courtesy of Samuel Johnson.

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Irfanulla Shariff 23 November 2019

Samuel, awesome inspirational poem of the day.........Congratulations!

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Mahtab Bangalee 23 November 2019

Life of Ages, richly poured, Love of God, unspent and free, Flow still in the Prophet’s word And the People’s liberty! /// beautiful poetic expression

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The Muse 23 November 2019

Congratulations on being selected as Poem of the day

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Ramesh T A 23 November 2019

The unspent free love of God breathes in hero's blood for truth and good things promoting art and songs for humanity to live in joy forever and ever! Wonderful poem to feel and read!

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Kingsley Egbukole 23 November 2019

The free love of God us ever full anytime, anywhere and for anyone. Lovely poem.

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Samuel Johnson

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