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I Would Not Deny Him

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I Would Not Deny Him

I chose to be a Christian.
Denial was no option.
I must bear witness.
Roman soldiers inquired,
“Do you follow Jesus Christ?”
My fate knew no fear.
Yes, He is the Son of God.
Forcefully, I was taken.
Oh, coliseum,
Bring forth thy gladiators.
I will not fight to the death.
Eternity, come!

ã June 2, 2012
Dane Ann Smith-Johnsen

Written for Poetry Soup Member Contest: Choka for a Choke Hold
Sponsored by Amy Green

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  1. Date: 6/9/2012 1:12:00 AM
    I know this must have been easier said than done...following Christ's example.