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Jane Kenyon - Let Evening Come

Let the light of late afternoon
shine through chinks in the barn, moving
up the bales as the sun moves down.

Let the cricket take up chafing
as a woman takes up her needles 
and her yarn. Let evening come.

Let dew collect on the hoe abandoned
in long grass. Let the stars appear
and the moon disclose her silver horn.

Let the fox go back to its sandy den.
Let the wind die down. Let the shed
go black inside. Let evening come.

To the bottle in the ditch, to the scoop
in the oats, to air in the lung
let evening come.

Let it come, as it will, and don't
be afraid. God does not leave us
comfortless, so let evening come. 

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Poet: Jane Kenyon
Poem: Let Evening Come
Poem of the Day: Jul 17 2005

Comment 68 of 68, added on November 28th, 2015 at 11:14 AM.

v2j1Ti make men and women think. Also, thank you for permitting me to comment!

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Comment 67 of 68, added on November 10th, 2015 at 12:37 AM.

TwV66P Many thanks for sharing this great article. Very interesting ideas! (as always, btw)

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Comment 66 of 68, added on November 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM.

ewqy6i Thanks for the article post.Much thanks again. Really Cool.

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