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Posted in Jesus, Poems on Jan 3rd, 2008

The Other Christmas Mothers by John W Frye Whispers in dark shadows, Mothers gossip, angry at Mary’s son. Illegitimate from the start, they say, Grieving for dead sons, their own little ones. What child is this?! Conceived in sin? Astrologers travel far to offer gifts. Herod’s guard swing bloodied swords, Infants die as wild-eyed mothers scream. What child is this?! Whose child is this?!

Mary’s boy, alive little […]

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