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  Abel’s courage
by J. Allen Wilson
Wednesday, August 16, 2006
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Tomorrow knows not what the night will bring, for it is by the shadow of darkness that the children of yesterday are taught to sing.



Abel’s courage


 


 Whispers fall into the silver of night


As old men of charity succumb to the dearth of light.


Winged patriarchs of number fill the tops of trees


While priest seeking penitence gather on bended knee.


Days crumble beneath the weight of worldly sin


Tomorrow haggles the nights precursor


As the future of yesterday is soon to begin.


Oh little does man know of how it will soon be,


As the night of forever is consumed by a desert sea.


The stars of heaven will wax so cold,


The mountains of Abel’s courage


Will rise once more to the light behold.


Then from within the silver darkness


The sons of Cain will of at last taste


The enmity of their own destruction


As the future of their sordid tomorrow is laid to waste.


 


J. Allen Wilson © Eight 2006


 




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Reviewed by Gwen Dickerson 9/12/2006
A most splendid and worthy poem! A keeper!
Reviewed by Mary Quire 8/18/2006
Nicely written.
Reviewed by Taylor Ryan 8/16/2006
The source runs deep....and how well you have defined it...
Taylor
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 8/16/2006
well done
Reviewed by E T Waldron 8/16/2006
Unforgettable poem of the times we face!
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 8/16/2006
A most exceptional powerful write, brilliant!
Love and Peace,
B&R
Reviewed by jude forese 8/16/2006
a powerful testament to the potential of world annihilation ...
Reviewed by Dove JoAnne Cromp (Reader) 8/16/2006
WoWWwwww!!!!!! Lord Almighty your TALENTED!!!!

Peace & Love, Dove
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 8/16/2006
Damn, Al, that is one heavy poem, so much so that as I may not understand it or its meaning, kickin' as usual, Al...Ed & Rufuz (should I ask Rufuz for an explanation, he is so much smarter than his dad)
Reviewed by Lew Duffey 8/16/2006
This is so true it is painful. You might have added a few more sentences. Something that explained how God will put back together what we have driven asunder.
God Bless,
Lew
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 8/16/2006
Dust to dust and greed matters not when the day of judgement comes. When will man hear this two minute call.Your pens are always ripe with wisdom.
Susan

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