Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Firhall Bridge 2023?


The Bridge Builder said...

An old man,going a lone highway,
Came,at the evening,cold and grey,
To a chasm,vast and deep and wide,
Through which was flowing a sullen tide.
The old man crossed in twilight dim;
The sullen stream had no fears for him;
But he turned,when safe on the other side,
And built a bridge to span the tide.
Old man said a pilgrim near,
You are wasting strength with building here;
Your journey will end with the ending day;
You never again must pass this way;
You have crossed the chasm deep and wide.
Why build you the bridge at the even tide?
The builder lifted his old grey head,
Good friend in the path i have come he said,
There followeth after me today,
A youth whose feet must pass this way, This chasm,that has been naught to me,To that fair-haired youth may a pit fall be, He to must cross in the twilight dim, Good friend,iam building the bridge for for him.

Graisg said...

Thanks for that
The Bridge Builder by Will Allen Dromgoole.