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POETRY by J. Barrie Shepherd and Jim Kerbaugh

GETHSEMANE . . . and perfect man, with one last chance to say How much he'd rather not: "the hour might pass," "If it be possible" - and then who knew? Things might go on as they had always done, And who'd object? A wife, kids, decent trade, A quiet, slow approach to sepulcher - "If thou be willing." But how to wake them, With what words say he had reprieved himself, There'd be no sacrifice of blood and flesh To…
J. Barrie Shepherd
May 16, 2004