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A fronte praecipitium a tergo lupi. (In front of you, a precipice. Behind you, wolves.)

Friday, April 1, 2016

5 W's Poem--Ruth

Hey! It's National Poetry Month. I'm going to put in one poem a day for the month if it kills me.

This first poem is a 5 W's Poem called Ruth:

Ruth, mother of Obed, sister of Orpah, wife of Mahlon and Boaz, companion and sucourer of Naomi, 
and, most of all, handmaid of God
You say you're just a follower, but you are so much more the leader, 
Far from Moab, your home, now Israel claims your bones

You live for me now, 
Not just for who you bore, but who you are. You are lost to Chemosh, but found by an entire civilization, handmaid to a limitless legacy.

© 2016 by H. Linn Murphy
If you'd like to know more about 5W's Poetry, go here.

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