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First To Be
by Alan D Busch
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Poetical Musings from an old translation of a Jewish hymn "Yigdal" ...

The First to Be …

 

Gaze far away into the skies you’ll see

The vastness of limitless divine reach

Illumine mine eyes oh twinkling stars this night

May I merit to learn the lessons You teach.


The
first of circles You drew without compass or

pen …

galactic orbs you cast far beyond sight.

Soaring  toward endlessness at heavenly speed,

I pray to fathom the ways of your might.


A house for man from words you did utter

with neither roof nor walls a world you conceive.

From darkness each night, the moon but an
ember ...

Master of The Universe … in Thee, I believe.


Awaken
in morning to sounds of the dawn

our lips with gratitude but of bitterness none,

by His grace a new day to us He hath given

Be as He, the first to be though He had never

begun.*


*This last verse is based on an old translation of a verse from the Jewish hymn “Yigdal”.

Alan D. Busch

May 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Regis Auffray
This does read like a psalm. Thank you for sharing, Alan. Love and peace,

Regis
Reviewed by Susan Smith
The poem impresses me as a modern version of a Psalm of David. Susan
Reviewed by john salmon
this is a very wonderful song, very well written,enjoyed,thanks for sharing
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