My Cathedral By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
SPIRITUAL AND INSPIRATIONAL
| Home Page | Poetry Table of Contents | Archives | Compassion Internet Church |My Cathedral
Like two cathedral towers these stately pines
Uplift their fretted summits tipped with cones;
The arch beneath them is not built with stones,
Not Art but Nature traced those lovely lines,
And carved this graceful arabesque of vines;
No organ but the wind here sighs and moans,
No sepulchre conceals a martyrís bones,
No marble bishop on his tomb reclines.
Enter! the pavement, carpeted with leaves,
Gives back a softened echo to thy tread!
Listen! the choir is singing; all the birds,
In leafy galleries beneath the eaves,
Are singing! listen, ere the sound be fled,
And learn there may be worship without words.
We welcome your comments:
Painting by Mary T. Hoffman - God's Creation in Art
| Home Page | Poetry Table of Contents | Archives
| Compassion Internet Church |
Comments can be made to the author or to email@example.com
| Home Page | Animal Issues | Archive | Art and Photos | Articles | Bible | Books | Church and Religion | Discussions | Health | Humor | Letters | Links | Nature Studies | Poetry and Stories | Quotations | Recipes | What's New? |
Thank you for visiting all-creatures.org.