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The Veil Post by :aussiedave Category :Poems Author :David Morton Date :October 2011 Read :707

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The Veil

Here where the snow comes whitely down,
All worldiness is done;
The saintly, silent little Town
Is like a nun;

Most holy in her street and spire,
Most perfectly at rest,--
Ah, God, who knows what hid desire
Is in her breast,

Where peony or daffodil
Or wayward rose begins,
Burning her drifted bosom, still,
Like secret sins.

(The end)
David Morton's poem: Veil

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