The Everlasting Things
The everlasting things are these:
The ageless skies and wrinkled seas;
The silvery beacons of the night,
The fickle moon of transient light.
Unresting winds that seldom sleep;
Rocks that eternal silence keep.
Earth's mighty sons, the mountains, stand
Unmindful of Time's withering hand.
Indifferent to the world's brief woes,
The sun, aloof, forever glows.
Though mortals yield to Death's decrees,
God's everlasting things are these.
Evlen G. Beaudry
The fountains mingle with the rivers
the rivers with the oceans
the winds of heaven mix forever
with a sweet emotion.
Nothing in this world is single
all things by a law devine
into one another's being mingle
why not I with thine?
See the mountains kiss high heaven
and the waves clasp one another
no sister flower would be forgiven
if it disdained it's brother.
And the sunlight grasps the earth
and the moonbeams kiss the sea
what is all this kissing's worth
if thou kiss not me?