On the Feasts of All Souls and All Saints

Moses
The face of Moses shone like noonday in its might
When only through the dark he saw eternal light.
So what will they be like—the sainted souls, who may
See God in all the gladness of eternal day?

~Angelus Silesius, Cherubinischer Wandersmann IV.26

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About middlingpoet

From the Gawain poet to Rainer Maria Rilke: I love traditional poetry.
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