"On the Rainbow: In Blank Verse"

poem V
 on the ra
poem VI
on the rainbow
in blank verse
 

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 The rainbows beautiesare my joy.
 in rains where rainbows are the be/
,
a

and shoot
 
t
hose rays of light to me/
,
b

whe
n 
re
all the beauties of them are,

and those that see them all
r
 r
eflect. c d
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and those that have the colours best,
show me those rays of light that all
reflect upon. And e all that know
about the rainbow will reflectthose rays
of light that come towards them
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always are

The ornament of all the sky
but those that do
n
 n
ot f know about that light

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 reflect not on it. and in all that light
 not one of
all
g the colours do they know

 but all that see it justly think upon
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 The maker of it  h justly is not he
 best of the rainbows
 b
.B
ut what lightis that

 which to us from that god does flow.
 all of the men that from that godsee light
 Will say. what light is this
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 brown is the rainbow whencompared with this
 and all the men that see it all reflect
 upon The  i beauties of the rainbow