Month: December 2012

Thomas Traherne

News from a foreign country came As if my treasure and my wealth lay there; So much it did my heart inflame, ‘Twas wont to call my Soul into mine ear; Which thither went to meet The approaching sweet, And on the threshold stood To entertain the unknown Good. It hover’d there As if ‘twould leave mine ear, And was so eager to embrace The joyful tidings as they came, ‘Twould almost leave its dwelling-place To entertain that same.…