Re: Speaking of poems.
- Stolzi@... wrote:
>This poem is one of the reasons I'm glad to be on the Mythsoc list.
> From: Stolzi@...
> I will leave off annoying the MereLewis list with this one in 1999 and give
> it an outing here, as my greeting to the MythSoc list for this year:
> * * * * *
> So clear, so silver-shrill, aloft and far,
> High over Narnia sings a star.
> He sings above, and here below
> In Lantern Waste a lamp will glow,
> Young fauns will sit in spellbound row
> To hear a tale of long ago.
> And in Cair Paravel tonight,
> The lamps are lit, the fires are bright,
> The wine is poured, and rulers great
> Sit in their wise and holy state --
> But all, like Lucy, with laughing heart
> (For she has chosen the better part)
> Now feel the rough embrace, now see the shining face
> Of Lion's love.
> Father of Aslan, Emperor over Sea,
> Send us, us too a light,
> Here where our earth falls deeper into night --
> A light from Thee.
Thanks so much. If you wrote this, congratulations, and if you didn't,
who did? ---djb