|The Rhyme Maker
Theme: Wine Musings
Ladder: From Hebrew Scriptures, where, in a dream, Jacob has
vision of angels ascending and descending a ladder that extended
from Earth to heaven.
- S. H. Bass
Lindsay (1879-1931), American poet
prayed not, yet she came to us,
silken, shining one,
Jacob’s noble ladder
from the sun.
reached our town of Every Day,
dry and dusty sod -
prayed not, yet she brought to us
misty wine of God.
William Booth Enters into Heaven and Other Poems (1913)
Vachel Lindsay at Project Gutenberg
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