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Shepherds and Sheep Await the Dawn: Two Christmas Haiku - shepherds and sheep await the dawn, while a new shepherd, a new lamb, is born to be the light.
Posted by Douglas, Dec 2, 2007. 1861 views. ID = 365

Shepherds and Sheep Await the Dawn

Posted by Douglas, Dec 2, 2007. 1861 views. ID = 365
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The Bible is filled with all sorts of imagery and metaphor about the nature of the Baby born on that first Christmas.

These two parallel Haiku bring out three of the Christ metaphors.
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shepherds' silent watch:
playful lambs cavort and play,
seeking dawn's first glow.

another shepherd,
pure, unblemished lamb of God,
born a dawning light.



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This post is part of a writing prompt: Christmas Haiku




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