Veni, Creator Spiritus by John Dryden

Veni, Creator Spiritus1693 Creator Spirit, by whose aidThe world's foundations first were laid,Come, visit ev'ry pious mind;Come, pour thy joys on human kind;From sin, and sorrow set us free;And make thy temples worthy Thee. O, Source of uncreated Light,The Father's promis'd Paraclete!Thrice Holy Fount, thrice Holy Fire,Our hearts with heav'nly love inspire;Come, and thy Sacred … Continue reading Veni, Creator Spiritus by John Dryden

Dove Sta Amore by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Dove Sta Amore1958 Dove sta amoreWhere lies loveDove sta amoreHere lies loveThe ring dove loveIn lyrical delightHear love's hillsongLove's true willsongLove's low plainsongToo sweet painsongIn passages of nightDove sta amoreHere lies loveThe ring dove loveDove sta amoreHere lies love Lawrence Ferlinghetti 1919-2021 Lawrence FerlinghettiBorn: 24 March 1919, New York, USANationality: AmericanDied: 22 February 2021, California, … Continue reading Dove Sta Amore by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Sheltered Garden by Hilda Doolittle

https://youtu.be/02FPyPCX-1w Sheltered Garden1916 I have had enough.I gasp for breath. Every way ends, every road,every foot-path leads at lastto the hill-crest --then you retrace your steps,or find the same slope on the other side,precipitate. I have had enough --border-pinks, clove-pinks, wax-lilies,herbs, sweet-cress. O for some sharp swish of a branch --there is no scent of … Continue reading Sheltered Garden by Hilda Doolittle