Mary Elizabeth Coleridge

(23 September 1861 – 25 August 1907)

Blue and White


BLUE is Our Lady’s colour,
White is Our Lord’s.
To-morrow I will wear a knot
Of blue and white cords,
That you may see it, where you ride
Among the flashing swords.

O banner, white and sunny blue,
With prayer I wove thee!
For love the white, for faith the heavenly hue,
And both for him, so tender-true,
Him that doth love me!

Submitted: Thursday, January 01, 2004

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