Here you will find the Poem Why, When Our Sun Shines Clearest of poet James Clerk Maxwell
Why, when our sun shines clearest, Why, when our hopes seen nearest, Why, when our life feels dearest, Rises a secret pain? Hope's perfect mirror broken? Shadows of things unspoken-? Why will not some sure token Calm us to rest again? Mixed with all earthly blessing Lingers the fear distressing? -Conscience within confessing Nothing of ours is pure. Still must such thoughts upbraid us, Seeking our own to aid us; God, not ourselves, hath made us; Trusting in Him we?re sure. Thus, from our sorrows gleaning Thoughts of the world?s deep meaning, Let us rejoice while leaning Firm on our Father?s arm. Now are we one for ever, Joined so that none may sever, Souls, so united, never Faint through mischance or harm.