Colin Ian Jeffery

(20th May 1942 / Caterham)

THEY WHO SANG THE SONG


They who sang the song loved the singer
Not the song, telling the story
Making fathers proud and mothers weep
As music plays on whispered by the wind
Endless with lilting serenade and pace
Joyous in depth of scale and gentle beat
Making trees bend and sway before the melody
Seas churn, wave tossed giving homage
Nature knowing the sweetness of the singing
With Sun, Moon, and stars in chorus
Singing tribute to all creation
Time began the song and on it plays
Giving truth and understanding
Teaching the Universe of love supreme.

Submitted: Monday, February 24, 2014
Edited: Monday, February 24, 2014

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