Grace for a Child
Here, a little child I stand, Heaving up my either hand: Cold as paddocks though they be, Here I lift them up to Thee, For a benison to fall On our meat, and on us all. Amen.
This poem is in the public domain.
Born in August 1591, Robert Herrick was the author of Hesperides; or, the Works Both Human and Divine of Robert Herrick, Esq.
Date Published: 1648-01-01
Source URL: https://poets.org/poem/grace-child