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He Came
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By Gillena Cox
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HE CAME
He came, a babe in a manger,
A coming so humble a stranger,
To an innkeeper designed of kindness,
In God’s very own likeness.

He came that wise men may follow,
A star in the night,  then to bend low,
To pay homage to such a king,
And to Herod only anger bring.

He came, the one anointed,
A dove appeared and pointed,
At his baptism in River Jordan,
His task revealed, not stored in.

So when then at Calvary he bled,
And the tears his mother shed,
Not in vain did he die,
For our salvation,  he did buy.
 


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Submitted: Sunday, January 19, 2020

Last Updated: Monday, January 20, 2020

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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