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The First King Size Bed

The first king size bed was fashioned nearly two thousand years ago,
Not by Thomasville, Broyhill or Bassett, manufacturers we all know.

There was no pillow-top mattress made by Sealy or Simmons for the bed,
Nor a chenille bedspread or foam pillows upon which to rest His head.

The bed was not located in a cozy Hampton Inn or Embassy Suites,
But in a lowly stable with a bed of straw sans snowy-white sheets.

The first King size bed was a simple manger for a royal destined to rule!
A King of Kings was born whose birthday we celebrate this joyous Yule!

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
(c) 2014 All Rights Reserved

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  1. Date: 12/20/2014 10:02:00 PM

    Robert, this is just so great, The title fooled me, the poem warmed my heart!
  1. Date: 12/20/2014 3:51:00 PM

    :) 7
  1. Date: 12/20/2014 3:50:00 PM

    You have moved my heart with this beautiful poem, 7 sir Blessings and a Happy Merry Christmas
  1. Date: 12/20/2014 3:25:00 PM

    What a very clever write Robert - a simple stable but a bed fit for a king :-) Its a 7 from me:-) Hugs jan xxx

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