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Gnosis

By Cranch, Christopher Pierce

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Title: Gnosis  
Author: Cranch, Christopher Pierce
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Language: English
Subject: Fiction, Poetry, Verse drama
Collections: Poetry Collection
Historic
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Publisher: World Public Library Association

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Cranch, C. P. (n.d.). Gnosis. Retrieved from http://members.worldebooklibrary.org/


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Poetry

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Excerpt: THOUGHT is deeper than all speech, // Feeling deeper than all thought: // Souls to souls never can teach // What unto themselves was taught. // We are spirits clad in veils; // Man by man was never seen; // All our deep communing fails // To remove the shadowy screen. // Heart to heart was never known; // Mind with mind did never meet; // We are columns left alone // Of a temple once complete. // Like the stars that gem the sky, // Far apart though seeming near, // In our light we scattered lie; // All is thus but starlight here. // What is social company // But a babbling summer stream? // What our wise philosophy // But the glancing of a dream? // Only when the Sun of Love // Melts the scattered stars of thought, // Only when we live above // What the dim-eyed world hath taught, // Only when our souls are fed // By the Fount which gave them birth, // And by inspiration led // Which they never drew from earth, // We, like parted drops of rain, // Swelling till they meet and run, // Shall all be absorbed again, // Melting, flowing, into one. // Christopher Pearse Cranch // The Spirit of the Age // A WONDROUS light is filling the air, // And rimming the clouds of the old despair...

 

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