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Poetic Tragedy

O, how this world has fallen.
We cry for safety, yet where art thou?
Buried within the mire of deceit and shame,
Are we afraid of the light?
Surely our deeds have manifested such a time as this,
Confusion and disarray are the virtues of all,
Where is thy redemption?
For all things will change, indeed.
As certainly as it began, it will end.
Appointed for a day and for an hour,
Not one stone shall remain upon another.
The wisdom of man is no more,
And only the Light will remain.

Behold, as an hour of timelessness draws near.
Victory shall become Truth.
Bondage and decay, forsaken for Glory.
No longer a mere hopeful desire,
But a reality, in the presence of hope Himself.
Surely you know the dawn is soon approaching.
Past is the midnight hour and the Son is nearing the horizon.
Listen, clouds we'll soon embrace on the day of His voice,
Prepared for the grand reception,
The great, I do.

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A spiritual reflection on current world affairs and future events.

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Written on May 23, 2022

Submitted by Words2Words on May 23, 2022

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    Thankyou for that very reflective poem about the Son. A reality journey about His appearing coming soon ! Surely such a time as now would be welcomed by His people ! Imagine, to be alive when Jesus comes the second time ! The world is killing itself, come Lord Jesus and take us home ! Looking forward for another Ronald Broadstone poem ! 
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