Anne Bradstreet
Northampton, England
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The Flesh And The Spirit

Rating: 2.6
In secret place where once I stood
Close by the Banks of Lacrim flood,
I heard two sisters reason on
Things that are past and things to come.
One Flesh was call'd, who had her eye
On worldly wealth and vanity;
The other Spirit, who did rear
Her thoughts unto a higher sphere.
'Sister,' quoth Flesh, 'what liv'st thou on
Nothing but Meditation?
Doth Contemplation feed thee so
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COMMENTS
phenomenon 08 February 2018
.hmm spiritual building poem.comprehensive notation of flesh and spirit
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Brian Jani 12 July 2014
i really enjoyed reading this long yet interesting poem.good job
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