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December 17, 2001

 

The Longing of Home

 

tears flow for joy or sadness

too great an emotion for this frail flesh

I have been made for greater lands

songs of praise overwhelm my sense

creations beauty my eyes observe

but can never wholly own

all within cries for its fulfillment

beyond this land of shade

 


The Longing of Home
A poem by Peter Rhebergen

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