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Below is the poem entitled NIGHT OF AWE which was written by poet Robert Gresak. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I recall one Winters night
in the high mountains
when the mystic peaks
shone like steel pins,
awe-inspiring in the moonlight
so that my tears flowed at the grand sight.

The heavens were alive with myriad
points of glittering light,
all quivering it seemed with joy unconcealed,
as if a vast, eternal love amongst then wheeled.

Who could not be deeply touched
gazing up into such immeasurable immensities;
a steadfast infinite radiant frieze./
What holy beauty,
'twas as if my soul received a holy kiss.
Such awe-which was not dread, but bliss./

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  1. Date: 8/18/2011 8:39:00 AM
    Great mood comes through. I hear lines from Coleridge's 'Xanadu'..."Oh, that deep romantic holy and enchanted as ere beneath a waning moon..." Love it."

  1. Date: 8/18/2011 7:26:00 AM
    Thank you for posting your excellent poetry that we all might enjoy reading it Robert. I wish you a wonderful day full of love, good health and much inspiration. Love, Carol