Sancta Maria

Poem By Edgar Allan Poe

Sancta Maria! turn thine eyes -
Upon the sinner's sacrifice,
Of fervent prayer and humble love,
From thy holy throne above.
At morn - at noon - at twilight dim -
Maria! thou hast heard my hymn!
In joy and wo - in good and ill -
Mother of God, be with me still!

When the Hours flew brightly by,
And not a cloud obscured the sky,
My soul, lest it should truant be,
Thy grace did guide to thine and thee;

Now, when storms of Fate o'ercast
Darkly my Present and my Past,
Let my Future radiant shine
With sweet hopes of thee and thine!

Comments about Sancta Maria

A touching, sincere religious poem. he has great hope in Mary, the mother of God-as most of us do.
Maria! thou hast heard my hymn! In joy and wo - in good and ill - Mother of God, be with me still! full of faith and very religious. tony
I JUST LOOKING AT THE SYSTEMHE WAS WRITING IN
...a wonderful poem, love the rhymimg scheme ★
Such a religious poem, and written about Mother Mary. I never expected it here and it's beautiful.


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