A New-Born King

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

Submitted: July 14, 2017

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https://m.soundcloud.com/user-921599710/a-new-born-king A prominent star, far to the east A symbol of peace, to wise men of three Beyond such a journey, the awaiting of a new-born King To follow the star, that they might worship him Yet aside from their quest, puzzled, perplexed That of King Herod, afore thy detest Chief priests and scribes, an enquired gathering Herod to protect his beloved throne A diligent search toward Bethlehem To advise wise men, to seek out the child Such shadows of night upon the land From city gates, to the rightful place An earnest rejoice A star stood still To humbly kneel, treasured offerings Dreams foretold, arise and flee Take baby Jesus to Egypt, an urgent plea Of governed talk, of discovery Herod’s aim to conquer prophecy A choice in haste, a wrongful deed, a wretched command Be rid of all young boys in the land Yet wise men moved on Joseph and Mary to return to where they belong To journey on, to the land of Galilee

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