Lazarus Knix

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A Gift So Noble - Poem by Lazarus Knix

A gift so noble-

That is was swaddled

In damp newspaper and

Tied with a shoestring

Bow, found dirty in

The downtown streets.


A gift so noble-

It was carried by

A lame pauper, to a

Hillside mansion

In Eastern Beijing.


A gift so noble-

It wasn’t refused

Or spat on, rather

Chuckled at and

Sent back to the

Sender.


He re-opened it woefully,

And found his heart,

Just as he left it-

Alone.


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  • Prince Obed de la Cruz (12/21/2009 1:32:00 AM)


    hey, i rated this one 10! it's good! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 21, 2009

Poem Edited: Monday, December 21, 2009


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