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Poem by Jones Very

The Light from Within

I saw on earth another light
 Than that which lit my eye
Come forth as from my soul within,
 And from a higher sky.

Its beams shone still unclouded on,
 When in the farthest west
The sun I once had known had sunk
 Forever to his rest.

And on I walked, though dark the night,
 Nor rose his orb by day;
As one who by a surer guide
 Was pointed out the way.

'Twas brighter far than noonday's beam;
 It shone from God within,
And lit, as by a lamp from heaven,
 The world's dark track of sin.

Jones Very

Jones Very's other poems:
  1. Change
  2. Yourself
  3. The War
  4. Worship
  5. The Spirit Land

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