Treasure Island

Gamaliel Bradford

(9 October 1863 - 11 April 1932 / Boston, Massachusetts)

God


Day and night I wander widely through the wilderness of thought, Catching dainty things of fancy most reluctant to be caught. Shining tangles leading nowhere I persistently unravel, Tread strange paths of meditation very intricate to travel.

Gleaming bits of quaint desire tempt my steps beyond the decent.
I confound old solid glory with publicity too recent.
But my one unchanged obsession, wheresoe'er my feet have trod,
Is a keen, enormous, haunting, never-sated thirst for God

Submitted: Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (God by Gamaliel Bradford )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. Bluegray, Saiom Shriver
  2. My Still Daughter, LoKis White
  3. By Another Icarus, Robert Rorabeck
  4. Lilies Of Lanka, Saiom Shriver
  5. Fiery Ferment, Saiom Shriver
  6. ZZ Cowkilling Cowboys Want To Murder Wil.., Saiom Shriver
  7. The ones we Love, Leroy Numa
  8. Unriven, Saiom Shriver
  9. Mid-City's Nursery Rhyme, James B. Earley
  10. Mum's Birthday, Raghda Ashraf Soliman

Poem of the Day

poet Walt Whitman

ARM’D year! year of the struggle!
No dainty rhymes or sentimental love verses for you, terrible year!
Not you as some pale poetling, seated at a desk, lisping cadenzas
piano;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  2. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  3. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  4. Dreams, Langston Hughes
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. If, Rudyard Kipling
  7. Annabel Lee, Edgar Allan Poe
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]