Delmar Koehn


The Quest And The Answer - Poem by Delmar Koehn

Like the swelling wave, like the rising Sun
Is the quest of man, when it's just begun
And it rolls along, by God's mighty power
Quietly conquering, Ship and shower.

But there comes a time, when the Sun sinks low
And swell of life is breaking slow
That the waves crash down on a Silent shore
They seethe, reach out, and then are no more

But the power of God continues on
In the ripples cast back to the coming dawn
And only what's done for Christ will last
When he comes again to judge the past-

So let us in our lives today
Seek out the true and hidden way
Let's give our all unto the Lord
For He alone gives the reward.

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem came to me late one stormy night, while riding the Staten Island Ferry of New York City.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 16, 2012

Poem Edited: Friday, August 17, 2012


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