Beit Sahour-Poem by Sofia Kioroglou

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East of Bethlehem of Judea
pastors kept watch over their flock
peacefully tending their sheep
when dazzled by a light
tidings of joy
An angel
Would bring
God

Poetic form: Nonet (9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1)

Beit Sahour with Jordan in the background

image courtesy of : http://www.seetheholyland.net/tag/shepherds-field/

You can also read the poem on hellopoetry.com at http://hellopoetry.com/poem/1524109/beit-sahour/

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