Verse > Anthologies > The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse > 339. ‘Where the Blessed Feet Have Trod’
Nicholson & Lee, eds.  The Oxford Book of English Mystical Verse. 1917.
339. ‘Where the Blessed Feet Have Trod’
By Michael Field
NOT alone in Palestine those blessed Feet have trod,
For I catch their print,
I have seen their dint
On a plot of chalky ground,
  Little villas dotted round;        5
On a sea-worn waste,
Where a priest, in haste,
Passeth with the Blessèd Sacrament to one dying, frail,
Through the yarrow, past the tamarisk, and the plaited snail:
Bright upon the grass I see       10
  Bleeding Feet of Calvary—
And I worship, and I clasp them round!
On this bit of chalky, English ground,
Jesu, Thou art found: my God I hail,
  My Lord, my God!       15



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