Daily Archives: 28 December, 2015

3rd January 2016 – Christmas 2C

Most often, on the Sunday preceding Epiphany (Jan 6), I focus on that celebration rather than Christmas 2.

EPIPHANY
Brightly shining star
drawing wise men from the east
portends a new realm.

Gold, frankincense, myrrh
offered in homage to one
born to disrupt us.

The wise men depart
warned in a dream to go home
by another road.

Likewise warned by night
Joseph, Mary and child flee
paranoid Herod.

These refugees lived
safely and free in Egypt
not in detention.
          © Jeff Shrowder, 2015.
 
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