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Poetry

12/20/2017

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Anno Domini
 

In this world that spins too fast —
Where news glorifies carnage vast —
As bullets plunge their startled mark —
Mad bombers set yet one more blast;
 
Voices carol “Emmanuel” —
Pine scent enchants with zesty spell.
Eons ago, swaddled in flesh,
The Almighty came to earth to dwell.

 

By Peter C. Venable