“Heaven” Has Different Signs To Me

“Heaven” has different Signs—to me-

Sometimes, I think that Noon

Is but a symbol of the Place—

And when again, at Dawn,


A mighty look runs round the World

And settles in the Hills—

An Awe if it should be like that

Upon the Ignorance steals—


The Orchard, when the Sun is on—

The Triumph of the Birds

When they together Victory make—

Some Carnivals of Clouds—


The Rapture of a finished Day—

Returning to the West—

All these—remind us of the place

That Men call “paradise”—


Itself be fairer—we suppose-

But how Ourself, shall be

Adorned, for a Superior Grace—

Not yet, our eyes can see—

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