A Giant Defeated

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Status: Finished  |  Genre: Poetry  |  House: Booksie Classic

Submitted: July 13, 2017

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https://m.soundcloud.com/user-921599710/a-giant-defeated-2 Between the two, a valley lay Israelites and Philistines beckoning war Out of the camp of the Philistines A towering giant would arise Heavily clad, defiant and bold So to sway the staff of his spear A nation in fear, as was King Saul Forty days of terror Armies advancing in battle Yet to defeat As Israelites retreat in the sight of David Stood in dismay Honours and riches, marital reward To he who can defeat the giant A due attack with staff and sling No sword for him A trust in the God of the living A protective guide With fears aside, a stone was struck Of awesome power to the giant’s head Down to the ground, accomplished with sword An honourable defeat A nation at peace

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