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John The Baptist
'after me comes one you do not Know' John 1.26
The locust is a bitter food without honey sweetness;
For years life was bitter - scorched, desert-ed
Nazirite eyes black pin-pricks of pain, waiting-
And taking ridicule. But I marked out a highway
In the spirit and power of Elijah.
I am not The one to Come. I am not the Prophet. I am not worthy.
I am not Messiah. I am Baptist.
Look! The lamb of God!
I baptise with water- but after me comes another,
He stands among you - visible but unseen,
Present but not noticed, unremarked, disregarded; the ...