Wednesday, March 31, 2010

On Easter Day

by Celia Thaxter

Easter lilies! Can you hear

What they whisper, low and clear?

In dewy fragrance they unfold

Their spendor sweet,

their snow and gold.

Every beauty-breathing bell

News of heaven has to tell.

Listen to their mystic voice;

Hear, O mortal, and rejoice.

Hark, their soft and heavenly chime,

Christ is risen for all time

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