Tag Archives: Herod

After the Massacre: A Christmas Poem

  When it was accomplished, and Herod’s soldiers returned from Bethlehem, a silence settled over the land like frost. The odd wailing, like the purposeless wind. And it came to pass in those days that a mother, after her child … Continue reading

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Your Monday Blessing: for Advent

There will always be Herods in this world: Petty men in large palaces, Murderers of dreams. And there will always be a little Herod in us, Scribbling decrees On our map of the Heavens. There will always be Magi in … Continue reading

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