By Night When Others Soundly Slept

By Anne Bradstreet

    By night when others soundly slept
    And hath at once both ease and Rest,
    My waking eyes were open kept
    And so to lie I found it best.

    I sought him whom my Soul did Love,
    With tears I sought him earnestly.
    He bow’d his ear down from Above.
    In vain I did not seek or cry.

    My hungry Soul he fill’d with Good;
    He in his Bottle put my tears,
    My smarting wounds washt in his blood,
    And banisht thence my Doubts and fears.

    What to my Saviour shall I give
    Who freely hath done this for me?
    I’ll serve him here whilst I shall live
    And Loue him to Eternity

Discover More Poetry

Subscribe
Join Our Community
Subscribe
Join Our Community

Dear Black Child - Grace Storm Ad

Dear Black Child - Grace Storm Ad
Dear Black Child - Grace Storm Ad
Subscribe
Join Our Community
Subscribe
Join Our Community
LEVEL UP!
Drop your email and we'll send you 25 poetry editing guidelines to help transform your creative writing!
Send It!
LEVEL UP!
Drop your email and we'll send you 25 poetry editing guidelines to help transform your creative writing!
Send It!
Get On The List
We'll let you know whenever we launch a new event, competition or service!
SIGN UP NOW!
Get On The List
We'll let you know whenever we launch a new event, competition or service!
SIGN UP NOW!