[This poem is written by Louis I. Newman (1893-1972). He was born in Providence Rhode Island (USA). He studied at Brown University and after his doctorate lectured at Columbia. He is the author of many books on religious subjects. This poem brings out his religious bent of mind.]
I sought to hear the voice of God,
And climbed the top most steeple,
But God declared: "Go down again,
I dwell among the people."
Louis I. Newman
Line 2: steeple: the tallest part of a religious building.