Paul Laurence Dunbar

Poetry Index

Night

Silence, and whirling worlds afar
Through all encircling skies.
What floods come o'er the spirit's bar,
What wondrous thoughts arise.

The earth, a mantle falls away,
And, winged, we leave the sod;
Where shines in its eternal sway
The majesty of God.

This poem appears in the following book(s):

Lyrics Of Sunshine and Shadow

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