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Just a question I'd love to have answered.

I don’t understand this baby boy. Why is he so rare? People rush to see Him sleep. Why do people care? Three Kings kneel in the straw. Why do they come where He lies? The mother sings as she rocks her son. Why are there tears in her eyes? I don’t understand this baby boy. Why is He the one? A shepherd said He was born to God. Why is He God’s son? The animals speak of a heavenly grace. Why can they talk this night? They say He’ll make all people free. Why would He bring us light? I don’t understand this baby boy. Why does the night sky glow? I hear He loves me as I am. Why should He love me so? Tell me what He wants from me. Why can’t I understand? He frightens me with His quiet smile. Why do I fear His hand? I don’t understand this baby boy. Why does my soul feel strange? He holds my life in His open hands. Why do I know I am changed?

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Date: 1/10/2022 1:17:00 PM
What a lovely poem in a format that touches the heart! Found it in the anthology! Congrats!
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Date: 10/21/2021 12:16:00 PM
This is very well written! Enjoyed!
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