Transforming a Crown

by Michael D Nalley   Jan 29, 2013


Once there was born a heavenly King.
Wise men brought Him Frankincense & Myrrh
Yet nothing did the pilgrimage of the Magi bring
Could the infant ever love more than her
Among all the other women she was blessed
By a son who would give us a golden rule
A holy virgin should stand out from the rest
We thank God she was not betrothed to a fool
No one cares where the silver is, for which He was sold
Nor the crown of thorns He wore while carrying our cross
A Cross became a thrown when Our Lord's crown turned Gold
That is not the most beautiful part. Our gain was not heaven's loss.

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  • 4 years ago

    by Rusheena

    Fantastic, Michael! I think sometimes, we take this story for granted because we've heard it so many times, and we forget how significant it is and how it changed our lives forever.

  • 4 years ago

    by NobodyKnowsItButMe

    Your use of biblical allusion is good! And I , myself a christian, really appreciate your piece! Thanks for sharing!:)
    well written!

  • 4 years ago

    by Marcy Lewis

    This is a beautiful piece. I'm a Christian, and I totally appreciate this. He is more valuable than any item every placed on this earth. What a fantastic write!

  • 4 years ago

    by xXx Eternal PainxXx

    Wow this poem is very nice makes me remember my childhood years where i had to read stories from the bible and i love how it made me think for a minute before i realized that this poem was tied to religion >.< i hate feeling stupid but i still enjoy this poem my dear! :) 5/5

    Queen Ash

  • 4 years ago

    by Amreen

    This is impeccable. I love the meaning behind.
    Amazing!

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