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By Gillena Cox
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Strangely a voice taken by the wilderness

Carries through wind in supple willingness

Through tree branches and sand dunes

Air and sky lend ear to message strewn


There is a visitor and he who is coming

With his arrival will we be succumbing

To seducer friend intruder guest or cheat

Do we win him a feast of happy receipt


Preparation observes to itself a season

Rain or months brittle Dry lend reason

Nuances of hope become ready corners

Hearts of dust and grime let to scourers


A boy in a manger to whom knees bend

Offerings of health wealth and praise spend


[Prepare Ye: First posted to my blog 'verses' 12/12/2017]


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Submitted: Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Last Updated: Friday, December 15, 2017

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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