Treasure Island

John May

(June 24th,1971 / New Jersey)

Solomon's Peace


Like Saul we all must come to death
If there's to come a warring king
That David of our inner frame
That shames what Philistines would sing

Rebellious is the state of one
Redemptive, yes, the state of two
And if dear Swedenborg is right
The offspring is a creature new

So rise! Bring peace, Lord Solomon
And trump these wretched wars that rage
For weary is this inner frame
That reigns where Philistines engage

Submitted: Wednesday, September 26, 2012
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