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Who is this girl knelt at my throne
Born on the eve Epiphany?
Perhaps a gift that God hath sewn?

A peasant farmer's child was she,
Guided by her holy visions;
Born on the eve Epiphany.

Urged on by Charles in Royal Commission,
Her forces marched to Orleans and won
Guided by her holy visions.

Her victories had just begun
So in her death would be a saint;
Her forces marched to Orleans and won.

In future courts there lodged a plaint,
No traitor was young Joan of Arc,
So in her death would be a saint.

For God's will she lived and fought.
Who is this child knelt at my throne?
No traitor was young Joan of Arc,
Perhaps a gift that God hath sewn?

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  1. Date: 1/16/2014 6:01:00 PM
    Wonderful tribute to this fearless young woman who led others into the future at great cost, Craig

  1. Date: 8/7/2013 7:01:00 PM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 5:52:00 PM
    Hi Craig..... I loved it....congratulations

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 9:05:00 AM
    Genius, Sir! One of my fave subjects as well. Can't thank you enough for your recent words.

  1. Date: 8/6/2013 7:19:00 AM
    Thanks for entering my contest Craig, I had four poems that I had meant to honor and somehow they had not posted, yours was one of them.

  1. Date: 8/5/2013 1:12:00 AM
    A brilliant ode to the brave lady Joan of arc..indeed a gift of God to the society and the world which still embrace her memory.

  1. Date: 8/4/2013 6:33:00 PM
    Loved this interesting poem Craig.....