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The Last Word

Two blogs on one day!? Two new poems from me in 2 days. How come this new spate of industriousness? Well, I couldn't leave you thinking I was in the depths of despair after yesterday's piece. And I will be large downing  tools for a wee bit, so this really is the last word for a while...

The corrupt and cowardly politician
Does not have the last word.
The ruthless religious leaders
Do not have the last word.
The riotous crowd, whipped up
By un-named shadowy voices,
Does not have the last word.
The soldiers, obeying their orders,
Do not have the last word.
Mocking cynics, 
Sneering at another’s agony,
Do not have the last word.
Fearful followers,
Ashamed of themselves
Do not have the last word.
Death 
Does not have the last word.
The Word made flesh
Is the first and last.

Selah


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