Outside Bethlehem

the lion lies down
with the lamb –
Christ has already forgiven
what we did to the vessel
bearing his likeness –
and I have work to do –
words to arrange,
sentences to sift –
before I too can sleep
in that little motel
outside Bethlehem

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  • Jeanette April 29, 2015, 12:28 pm

    Absolutely beautiful!

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