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Closing In
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By Gillena Cox
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CLOSING IN


 


the walls are closing in, closing in, closing in


if love is a given, an age old given, then why, oh why


this noise increasing,  to a din, a din, a din


i fear; with a holy fear, a holy fear, holy fear


while the walls, keep closing in, closing in, closing in


wisdom threads on quiet wearied feet, beautiful feet, 


and i know, yes i know, only truth in this war will win, 


a battle waged, eons, eons ago; the prize - of souls 


for this be comforted, he died, for redeeming of sin


so i wait in faith, for that grace, to completely unfold


yet, still, the walls are closing in, closing in, closing in


 


 


CLOSING IN© gillena cox 2015


 


simultaneously posted at my blog 'verses' [http://myblog-verses.blogspot.com/2015/06/92.html]


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Submitted: Monday, June 29, 2015

Last Updated: Monday, June 29, 2015

About the Poet
I live in Trinidad of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago; a multi ethnic, multi religious society. I write poetry for the sheer joy of crafting my feelings, my emotions my thoughts. I enjoy the challenge of abstraction in writing haiku. Married to Anthony Cox in 1971; we have a daughter Yanda and a son Khama. I was born in 1950 First grandchild: a grand-daughter born October 2012 My profile is a 2013 photo (poet bio updated 2013)


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