Happy Easter Everyone!

Easter Day by Oscar Wilde 1881

The silver trumpets rang across the Dome:
The people knelt upon the ground with awe:
And borne upon the necks of men I saw,
Like some great God, the Holy Lord of Rome.
Priest-like, he wore a robe more white than foam,
And, king-like, swathed himself in royal red,
Three crowns of gold rose high upon his head:
In splendor and in light the Pope passed home.
My heart stole back across wide wastes of years
To One who wandered by a lonely sea,
And sought in vain for any place of rest:
‘Foxes have holes and every bird its nest.
I, only I, must wander wearily,
And bruise my feet, and drink wine salt with tears.

Source Poem : http://www.jokesmsquote.com/poems/features/easter-day-118.html 

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8 Comments

  1. Namaste! Jenny ,wish you a very Happy Easter 🙂 Lots of love

    Madhvi

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    1. Your welcome Madhvi!
      Lots of love from the Philippines
      All the best to you 🙂

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  2. Pia Valentin Sørensen April 8, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    Happy easter to you also, Jenny 🙂
    And thanks for the lovely Wilde poem 🙂

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    1. Happy Easter to you too!
      Your welcome and all the best to life……………

      Jenny

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  3. Jenny,
    I didn’t know that Oscar Wilde Easter poem. And I like it.
    Happy Easter to you.
    Le Clown

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    1. Hello Le Clown,

      Thanks for stopping by
      And liking my post

      😉

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  4. Happy Easter Jenny!

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    1. Happy Belated Easter to you too!

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