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by Jaiam
Rated: E · Poetry · Religious · #1890874
Poem about the return of Christ - written for the contest prompt "Rapture."
Image of Christ done from a mosaic at the National Shrine Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes



RAPTURE!


He came,
Like a thief,
Just like they said.

And beyond
All dread,
I was unprepared.

He gathered them up and
Before I could speak,
They were all gone
In the twinkling of an eye.

Now I gather all my things,
A lifetime
In the earning,
Hoping they will comfort me

Who was not ready!





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