Awake – A Poem

Awake! O long enslumbered hour. Arise ye from your sacred bower. Long enchanted, yet, in silence kept. Preserved, your lightsome secret slept. Like fading daylight, none can tell, Where left the sun and darkness fell. Repeats the resonating evensong… While shadow grows him tall and long. The truth, it seemed, were there in sight, But scarcely could reveal. The fading light, Had cast its shade across the lonely hill. There, sleeping flowers rose and fell. The wind their spirits carried far and high, O’re mountain peak, and hill, and grassy lie. Co-mingled, raced into the wings of time, Addicted to...