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Fall at your Feet

By Purey All Rights Reserved ©



A short Gospel Poetry piece in reverence to the Messiah's miracles and eventual crucifixion. It is a worship piece inspired by the actions of the woman who washed Jesus's feet with her tears, wiped them with her hair and applied perfume on him from her alabaster jar.

Fall at your Feet

A woman is healed by clasping at your cloak’s hem,

The life and power in your Word completely astounds them.

The man who dines with sinners assigns himself the Messiah’s task?

And true to the voice in the desert,they begin to plot till dusk

With a myriad of questions from resurrection to taxes,

They craft the Saviour’s cross with their chisels and axes.

Grievous and sorrowful, in great anguish you pray,

Awaiting the hour of betrayal, beads of bloody sweat stray...

As your flesh bleeds from the nails and a crown of thorn,

The women weep and wail, their hearts, torn.

For me you bleed, that I shall neither hunger nor thirst

Mocked, stripped and beaten, still you put me first,

Crucified by men, so one day,my Father I may meet?

Your grace overwhelms me Lord, I fall at your feet!

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Soaring_Soul: I'll list my critiques for each one following the collections chapter index.Petals of Time was so very beautiful and loved your concept of time!Death, was so chilling, dark, and yet amazing all at once. It was quite enticing and gripping!Darkness, was perfect and gave the impression of slowness,...

novicemaster: The imagery in this prose poem is glorious. I love the way you manipulate words. You seem to have harnessed them to bend to your every whim. The slightly archaic ones like "whilst" make this resemble a fairytale. The entire idea of a prose poem is brilliant. I didn't get the ending at first, but ...

maxniederhofer: Kara,I loved this. The one suggestion I would make is to show me, don't tell me. E.g."Now look at your skin / It is beautiful / You are beauty pure."It might be better to use more evocative imagery and language to make me feel, i.e. truly comprehend, the pure beauty, rather than telling me it is ...

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