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Poem by Madison Julius Cawein


Fulfillment


Yes, there are some who may look on these
Essential peoples of the earth and air
That have the stars and flowers in their care
And all their soul-suggestive secrecies:
Heart-intimates and comrades of the trees,
Who from them learn, what no known schools declare,
God's knowledge; and from winds, that discourse there,
God's gospel of diviner mysteries:
To whom the waters shall divulge a word
Of fuller faith; the sunset and the dawn
Preach sermons more inspired even than
The tongues of Penticost; as, distant heard
In forms of change, through Nature upward drawn,
God doth address th' immortal soul of Man.



Madison Julius Cawein


Madison Julius Cawein's other poems:
  1. The Night-Rain
  2. Romance (Oh, go not to the lonely hill)
  3. Face to Face
  4. Take Heart
  5. Robert Browning


Poems of the other poets with the same name:

  • Edward Sill Fulfillment ("ALL the skies had gloomed in gray")

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