Look not upon me, I don’t want you to see Because I am black, my soul is stained. Because the sun has burned me, it Hath looked upon me, when I needed shade. My mother’s children never understood, and Were angry with me for my choice. They made me their target. The keeper of theirContinue reading “Song 1.6 |Vineyard”
If thou know not, don’t speak O thou fairest among women, let beauty shine. Go thy way forth with your companions of faith, By the footsteps of Christ trace your way. The flock, and the herds walked this path, Feed thy kids in the ancient manger. Beside the shepherds’ tents where glory abides.
Tell me about the spices one more time; O thou whom the daughters of Jerusalem adore. My soul loveth your sweet words Where thou feedest, I want to feed, Where thou makest thy flock to rest at noon. For why should I be diminished, As one that turneth aside from your way; By the flocksContinue reading “Song 1.7 |Flocks”
I am black, because of my iniquity, But comely, because you have looked on me. O ye sons of men, come listen to the daughters of Jerusalem sing. as the tents of Kedar, my corruption covers me, as the curtains of Solomon, I will make much of thee.