POETRY: Prayer for this House, by Louis Untermeyer

May nothing evil cross this door,
And may ill fortune never pry
About these windows; may the roar
And rain go by.

Strengthened by faith, these rafters will
Withstand the batt’ring of the storm;
This hearth, though all the world grow chill,
Will keep us warm.

Peace shall walk softly through these rooms,
Touching our lips with holy wine,
Till ev’ry casual corner blooms
Into a shrine.

Laughter shall drown the raucous shout;
And, though these shelt’ring walls are thin,
May they be strong to keep hate out
And hold love in.

1 Comment on POETRY: Prayer for this House, by Louis Untermeyer

  1. Rashidlateef from J &K // December 30, 2018 at 11:23 am // Reply

    Answer the flowing questions regarding your poem.{Prayer for this house }
    No.1:-What does poet wish for his house ?
    2:- Where does the poet feel himself safe?Give two reasons.
    3:-Whatdoes the poet want to keep out? Why ?
    4:-list out some describing words used in the poem.

    Pls.answer these questions.

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