The Bright Field – R. Thomas

‘I have seen the sun break through
to illuminate a small field
for a while, and gone my way
and forgotten it. But that was the
pearl of great price, the one field that had
treasure in it. I realise now
that I must give all that I have
to possess it. Life is not hurrying

on to a receding future, nor hankering after
an imagined past. It is the turning
aside like Moses to the miracle
of the lit bush, to a brightness
that seemed as transitory as your youth
once, but is the eternity that awaits you.’

R.S. Thomas

Here’s the book link:-

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Laboratories-Spirit-R-S-Thomas/dp/0333185102/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1506255572&sr=8-1&keywords=laboratories+of+the+spirit

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