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Tag: Symeon the New Theologian

How is it I can love You

Poet: Symeon the New Theologian

How is it I can love You
     within me,
     yet see You from afar?

How is it I embrace You
     within myself,

The fire rises in me

Poet: Symeon the New Theologian

The fire rises in me,
     and lights up my heart.
Like the sun!
Like the golden disk!
Opening, expanding, radiant —