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Playing at night on rocky ground, he sprained his foot. He hobbled onwards careful where his foot he put. The lonely shepherds had long returned to their sheep, But he wanted to see before he went to sleep. Shepherds said that angels sent them to the stable, So he wanted to see all was not a fable. The night was cold but he did not really mind, What worried him was if he would manage to find, The new born babe that promised peace and love to all, So he entered quietly in the forlorn stall. There in the half dark, dimly lit by an old oil lamp Tiptoeing softly inside like some escaped tramp, He saw two persons asleep, but in a cradle He saw the sweetest babe: he felt so disabled. The dim dark turned bright and sweet angelic voices Turned the cold places in feelings of rejoices. Afraid the lonely boy would not approach too near, This king of king, was no fable and he felt fear. The kindly woman woke and beckoned him to see, Do not be afraid, come hither she said, It's He. The boy hobbled slowly to the heavenly child, Instinctively he kissed the new born babe who smiled. One day I shall see this babe though I live so far I'll know him for only he could possess the star. I shall be a great fisherman and so I’ll know, My name is John and with Him I shall always go. 27/12/2012 Placed 1 Nativity New Poems Sponsored by: Eve Roper

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Date: 8/18/2022 6:04:00 PM
Trawling through your poems, Victor, and found this gem i had not read before, have now, and agree with all the comments and the POTD, Yes wonderful poetry...
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Date: 1/28/2022 2:14:00 PM
Congratulations on POTD. A very nice retelling of the Biblical story.
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Date: 1/21/2022 7:34:00 AM
- Congratulations on your top win, Victor :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 1/20/2022 1:47:00 PM
Victor, I thoroughly enjoyed this wonderful nativity story! I love the ending where the fisher boy turns out to be a future disciple. Very creative! Congrats on your first place win! Blessings, Kim M
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Date: 1/20/2022 3:58:00 AM
Wonderful poem, congratulations on your win. X
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Date: 1/20/2022 3:36:00 AM
How great that this wonderful poem won first place Victor. Congratulations! Blessings xxoo
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Date: 1/19/2022 9:30:00 PM
Back to your great poem with congratulations on your wonderful win . So happy for you dear friend !
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Date: 1/19/2022 10:38:00 AM
Back with Congratulations on this win. A wonderful story/write and picture. Have a blessed day........................
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Date: 1/18/2022 8:30:00 PM
Vow. A great connection with nativity and John. Beautiful work. Congratulations!
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Date: 1/18/2022 7:51:00 PM
Congratulations on your top win in Eve’s contest!
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Date: 1/18/2022 2:29:00 PM
Victor, a beautiful story. You wrote what I was looking for. Not a summary, but a different point of view. Thank you and congratulations on your win. Bless you with a new year with lots of blessings.
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Date: 1/18/2022 1:39:00 PM
Oh oh oh. a fave for sure!! I absolutely LOVE this! Congrats and God bless you. Love, Gina
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Date: 1/4/2022 2:00:00 AM
A very beautiful story that is deserving of your honor of POTD Victor. Belated Congratulations! New year Blessings xxoo
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Date: 12/30/2021 5:10:00 PM
Love the ending Victor. Loved this poem from you... God bless you for this effort....
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Date: 12/30/2021 2:41:00 AM
You allow your avid reader to know and learn while enjoying the magic of a well crafted poetry! You amaze as the level of beauty you raise! Congratulations on your POTD honour, Victor! You earn all the recognition and standing ovation! My deepest regards and blessings.
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Victor Buhagiar
Date: 12/30/2021 3:42:00 AM
And blessings to you too. May you be healthy for the Next Year. Your comment is always appreciated.
Date: 12/29/2021 7:43:00 PM
It's wonderful knowing that sheep are kept warm in the winter, instead of lingering in a field. Yes, John became a disciple. My heart smiles knowing this truth. Congratulations Victor, on Poem of the Day. Hugs, Brandy
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 12/30/2021 8:03:00 AM
Awe, thank you Victor. Many wonderful blessings to you. :) Brandy
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Victor Buhagiar
Date: 12/30/2021 3:41:00 AM
A comment from you is highly appreciated. Hugs, Victor
Date: 12/29/2021 6:50:00 PM
Congratulations on POTD Victor, enjoyed!
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Date: 12/29/2021 4:36:00 PM
Congratulations on POTD, Victor. Great poem about cousins, Jesus and John. Well written and enjoyable story / poem to read. Bless you, Bill
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Date: 12/29/2021 4:25:00 PM
Congratulations on your p.o.t.d., Victor....Blessings ~ Debra
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Date: 12/29/2021 11:35:00 AM
So cool how you got John into the nativity scene. Awesome, Victor!!
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Date: 12/29/2021 11:02:00 AM
WoW! Victor, I enjoyed your story about the Lord’s birth. It was so well written and apt for the holiday season. Congratulations on getting the poem of the day. It was well deserved. Have a nice day:-) Alexis
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Date: 12/29/2021 11:00:00 AM
Victor, this is so beautiful I felt like weeping, what a great writer you are ! And congratulations on your deserving POEM OF THE DAY honor ~ friendship and poetry _Constance
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Date: 12/29/2021 9:42:00 AM
- Congratulations on your p.o.t.d., Victor :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 12/29/2021 8:39:00 AM
Wonderfully great writing. You are expert in it. I love reading your works. Congratulations!
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Date: 12/29/2021 8:17:00 AM
Sending so many congratulations for this wonderful POTD Victor ~ so very well deserved of this honour... kindest thoughts Ann xx
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