O God, I cried, no dark disguise

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1. O God, I cried, no dark disguise
Can e’er hereafter hide from me
Thy radiant identity, Thy radiant identity!
I know the path that tells the way
Thro’ the cool eve of every day.
God, I can push the grass apart
And lay my finger on Thy heart.

2. The world stands out on either side
No wider than the heart is wide;
Above the world is stretched the sky—
No higher than the soul is high.
The heart can push the sea and land
Farther away on either hand;
The soul can split the sky in two,
And let the face of God shine thro’.

Source: The Cyber Hymnal #4853

Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay

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First Line: O God, I cried, no dark disguise
Author: Edna St. Vincent Millay



The tune CREATION is taken from the chorus “The Heavens Are Telling” from the well known oratorio <em>The Creation</em> (1798) by Franz Joseph Haydn (b. Rohrau, Austria, 1732; d. Vienna, Austria, 1809). Haydn's life was relatively uneventful, but his artistic legacy was truly as…

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