Valsa George

The Great Saga Of Love - Poem by Valsa George

Born in a manger
Swaddled in rags
Amid the bleats of lambs
‘A bastard’ in some eyes
But the clone of Clones
Halved History
Though Heaven sent,
Lived like a man

Walked the hills of Judea
With disciples many
Healed the sick
Met people
Lived one among them
Until three decades
And three years

The cloud laden sky
Suddenly darkened
The spirit of darkness
And outside
Premonitions! !
Of portentous occurrence!
At Gethsemane
The fatal rendezvous,
Sweated blood
As coins tinkled,
Through a kiss
Convicted by the Marshals of power
Was sentenced
Pontius Pilot, washing hands,
Absolved himself of his guilt

Tottered to Calvary,
Lay on the cross
Not by nails
But pinned by love

Among the hisses of revulsion
And the screams of a vengeful crowd
The tremulous cadence
Of an agonized cry
“Why hast Thou forsaken me? ”
Died down
While the Father kept ‘an aggressive silence’

The Sun (Son) set at noon
Darkness shrouded the Earth

The curtain fell


On the 3rd day
Walked out of the grave
Defeating Death and Sin!

To this day
The world
Hails this victory! !

Wish all my friends on Poem Hunter the blessings of GOOD FRIDAY and the joy of EASTER!

Comments about The Great Saga Of Love by Valsa George

  • Chinedu Dike (8/12/2015 12:11:00 PM)

    Beautiful piece of poetry nicely penned in commemoration of HIS death and celebration of 2013 Easter and of course every other Easter. A good depiction of HIS suffering and triumph. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

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  • David Wood David Wood (4/22/2013 7:52:00 AM)

    Truely a lovely poem of the first Easter. Thanks for sharing Valsa (Report) Reply

  • Chandra Thiagarajan (4/1/2013 3:38:00 AM)

    Thanks, Valsa, for the blessings of Good Friday and for the joy of Easter! I reciprocate the same !
    Your poem- The Great Saga of Love- depicts in clear terms the great Love of Jesus for his fellow beings.
    The lines Tottered to Cavalry, / Lay on the Cross / Not by nails / But pinned by loveare beautiful lines which only Valsa can write. I love the poem thoroughly! (Report) Reply

  • Vipins Puthooran Vipins Puthooran (3/30/2013 3:02:00 AM)

    To this day
    The world
    Hails this victory! !


    'Tis a bless'd poem! ! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Sekharan Pookkat Sekharan Pookkat (3/29/2013 12:14:00 AM)

    A day to remember
    the sins on second look
    Which is a sin
    and to wipe away with tears
    sekharan (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 28, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013

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