Den skjønne Jordens Sol gik ned;
Men Stjerneskarerne funkle.
En større Verdens Herlighed
Nedglimter nu i det Dunkle.

Al Verden som en Kirke stor
Bag Sky sig hvælver foroven;
I Templets Krog Guds grønne Jord
Er skjult som et Blad fra Skoven.

Paa mindste Blad i største Skov
Har glade Skabninger hjemme;
Hvor Liv sig rører til Guds Lov,
Det mindste han ei vil glemme.

Gud! i din Haand alt Stort er smaat,
Men kjært det Mindste tillige.
Den Barnesjæl er bjerget godt,
Som skjuler sig i det Rige.


About Bernhard Severin Ingemann


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Poet of the day

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe was a German writer, pictorial artist, biologist, theoretical physicist, and polymath. He is considered the supreme genius of modern German literature. His works span the fields of poetry, drama, prose, philosophy, and science. His Faust has been called one of the greatest dramatic works of modern...
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Poem of the day


Lampwick turned up, the room glows white.
The looms moves easily all night long

as feet work and push below.
Nimbly the shuttle flies in and out,

wide or narrow, big or small, sliding in snug.
Long or short, it glides out smoothly.

Girls who do it...
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