Thomas Holley Chivers

(1809-1858)

Thomas Holley Chivers Poems

1. Humpty Dumpty: A La Poe 9/30/2010
2. Song To Isa Singing 9/30/2010
3. The Cottage Girl 9/30/2010
4. Railroad Song 9/30/2010
5. To Allegra Florence In Heaven 9/30/2010
6. Rosalie Lee 9/30/2010
7. Apollo 9/30/2010
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Apollo

What are stars but hieroglyphics of God's glory writ in lightning
On the wide-unfolded pages of the azure scroll above?
But the quenchless apotheoses of thoughts forever brightening
In the mighty Mind immortal of the God whose name is Love?
Diamond letters sculptured, rising, on the azure ether pages,
That now sing to one another, unto one another shine
God's eternal Scripture talking, through the midnight, to the Ages,
Of the life that is immortal, of the life that is divine
Life that cannot be immortal, but the life that is divine.

Like some deep, impetuous ...

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