Sunday, April 5, 2015

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EMPTIED
ah yes a tomb, entombed, non too soon;
for words, presaged this death, divinely ordered;
love takes; well, as we know it;
so who gives of his only, hard to explain

she was struck not by a rock, words from winged ones;
“He is not here, he is risen, go tell Peter and the others”
© gillena cox 2015




Written for the prompt today at
Poems In April DAY FIVE

THE CHALLENGE
The rules for this prompt are simple: write a poem or piece of prose in precisely 55 words.
The optional extra for this challenge is to include a reference to any aspect of Easter in your poem.

Imaginary Garden With Real Toads

20 comments:

  1. This is a timeless tale, which retains its significance two millennia later.

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    1. surely Kerry Happy Easter; thanks for dropping in

      much love

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  2. I like the "words from winged ones" so much!

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    1. thanks for dropping in to read mine Sherry

      Happy Easter

      much love...

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    1. Thanks Susie, Have a Happy Easter

      much love...

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    1. Happy Easter Rosemary, happy you dropped in

      much love...

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  5. Wow...those last two lines are striking...captured well, Gillena!

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    1. Thank you for your appreciation Hannah

      much love...

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  6. Happy Easter! I, too like how you retold the event~

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    1. happy Easter to you Ella, thanks for dropping in to read mine

      much love...

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  7. Hi Gillena ~~ I KNOW you had a Happy Easter, I wish I had been in time to help wish you one. This is superb for telling what we really celebrate, the Risen Christ.
    We have a little 18" corrugated fiberboard cross, white on one side that we put out in a flowerbed the week before Easter. Then on Easter Moniing we turn it around to show the other side which says, HE IS RISEN!.
    I am sorry I didn't get here before you came to peek in on me. We were very busy with our daughter and her hubby and our GRAND-DAUGHTER, age five for the weekend. The five-year-old came on Friday as her school was closed then.
    That little darling started writing Acrostics after I explained my post to her (she a;ready knows the Easter story). First thing she did was to grab a piece of paper, write her name downwards, and finished it off making words for every letter across, Gertrude S. like fashion. Youngest grand-daughter we will have, can you tell I am proud of her. A great-son is due this week, the 8th.
    ..

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    1. Congratulations on the coming one; how absolutely adorable grand children are definitely blessings twice received
      thanks for dropping in

      much love...

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  8. Your poem has represented her shock rather well, methinks.

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  9. Yes, that's the Easter miracle and mystery!

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    1. Surely Mary

      happy you stopped by

      much love...

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