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Lenten Regard: a Resurrection Tease
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By Gillena Cox
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Lenten Regard: a Resurrection Tease

Reflections on love
A holy sacrifice
A pasch for freedom
Freedom to one and all
From the slavery of sin and death

A time to remember
His agony, the scourging
Willingly he did submit
To torture and mockery
And carried that cross to Calvary

He paid the price
He gave his life up
With a plea to forgive us
He willed his spirit into God's hands

And by his promise
To return in three days
He left not without hope
But only through faith
Will the empty tomb be revealed

Lenten Regard: a Resurrection Tease (c)2001 gillena cox

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Submitted: Thursday, March 29, 2001

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 29, 2006

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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