St John of the Cross

(1542 - 1591 / Fontiveros / Spain)

Poems of St John of the Cross

1. The Spiritual Canticle 1/1/2004

The Spiritual Canticle

I
THE BRIDE

Where have You hidden Yourself,
And abandoned me in my groaning, O my Beloved?
You have fled like the hart,
Having wounded me.
I ran after You, crying; but You were gone.

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