Alabaster and Gold, Coral Blue and Grey

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This poem speaks of The Rapture...

Alabaster and Gold, Coral Blue and Grey


Happily ever after, to have and to hold,
Love true found, eternally saved.
Soul felt banter, a joy to behold,
Sapphire hews, irrepressible dismay.
 
Thoughts hereafter, meticulously scrolled.
Hearts construed, morally depraved.
Winsome laughter, delightfully tolled,
Frightened, confused, distraught, betrayed.

Sequestered pastors, sins consoled,
Tight Lipped, confused, unable to pray.
Cerebral spell caster, futures foretold,
Immoral views, remorse conveyed.

Evil crafter, no defiance too bold,
Deplorable news, to lighten your day.
Taliban bastards, heartless and cold,
Sinister actor, evil portrayed.

Avoiding capture, selling of souls,
Floral blooms, cast in clay,
Invoking the rapture, lives controlled,
Choral tunes and chants replayed.

Kings and masters, nomadic wolds,
December moon, warm winter day.
Terror raptors, born from molds,
Dark at noon, wasting away.

Three benefactors, their legends pretold,
Psalms misconstrued, sung the wrong way.
Worn and tattered, subliminally cajoled.
Sober abuse, irreversible decay.

Nuclear reactors, secrets sold,
Atomic fuses, for sale on eBay.
Worldwide disasters, visions unfold,
Mushroom clouds, overcast fray.

Lavender, silver, maroon extolled,
Toxic fumes, a purple haze,
Time thereafter, loss of control,
Fortunate few, all gone astray.

There were Three Kings of Orient,
Who traveled to witness from a far,
The birth of a King and Savior,
Led only by faith and a star.

Borne gifts of frankincense, gold and myrrh,
Forecasts of deity, light and gloom,
A glorified child, the incarnate Word,
His future traversed from Kingdom to tomb.

A new dawn's horizon, a second coming foretold,
The Son will rise to mourn one last day.
Embracing the rapture with unbearable arms,
Graced with Alabaster and Gold,
Laced in Coral Blue and Grey.


Copyright © September 2009
Kevin Mooney

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queenrosered commented on Alabaster and Gold, Coral Blue and Grey

09-27-2009

Wow! A powerful, wise and terrifying message, masterfully told Kevin! A work of art, this one! I enjoyed it and totally got the message! 2012, you think? Only God knows, right? Thanks again, my friend and check out my new post "Prelude to Sleep" when you get the chance, OK? Much Thanks and Blessings, Rose. :)

ginga commented on Alabaster and Gold, Coral Blue and Grey

09-27-2009

mooney, This poem kept my full attention with every line being carefully thought out and the suspense of where you were going with it next was enlightening (like the theme's closure). The wording and message was superbly crafted and delivered and this poem needs all that you include to send the message that you intend. Bravo! ginga

graceladymn commented on Alabaster and Gold, Coral Blue and Grey

09-26-2009

An intricate poem on a difficult subject. One thing about free of the body at that time, we won't have the impulses to do wrong for many wrongs come from the flesh. Once the second of recognition of wrongdoing is completed the sheer light will drive out any compulsion to wronging. Like when Isaiah was taken up in his vision, woe is me a man of unclean lips and he was not much into wrongness yet the light of God pulls everything forward including an inherited sense of wrongness while incarnate.

1990lh commented on Alabaster and Gold, Coral Blue and Grey

09-26-2009

WOW THAT WAS REALLY SOMETHING EXCELLENT JOB SO MANY THOUGHTS AND EMOTIONS IN THIS GREAT JOB. I REALLY ENJOYED READING THIS

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