Good Friday Verse

He Signed His Name

By Michael D. Blythe

He signed His name in granite
as the mountains tall were formed;
He signed His name in sunlight
and the cold earth slowly warmed.

He signed His name in water
as He filled the seven seas;
He signed His name in fertile soil
where He placed the mighty trees.

He signed His name in clay made flesh
as He created man;
He signed His name on the earth He made
according to His plan.

He signed His name in wrath
as He destroyed the world by flood,
but to save us from our wicked ways,
He signed His name in blood.

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This is an old poem, I believe; I got a copy from Mom long ago.
However, I couldn’t find any trace of the verse or author in a Google search,
so if anyone knows more about it or him, please share the info in a comment below.

6 thoughts on “Good Friday Verse

    1. You’re right; it would make a great song.
      I’m sorry that I can’t find any trace of it online. There’s a contemporary poet Michael Blythe on You Tube, but too young and quite different poetry. Well, I’m sure that through the years many verses have been penned, maybe published in a small anthology or local paper, then forgotten.

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