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Rejection's Challenge

by DeAnna Brooks  
9/27/2006 / Poetry


Rejection's Challenge



Radiant, glistening in garments of splendor,
He stood now, before Graces throne,
Wearing, uncloaked, an air of defiance,
Eyeing, openly, the crown he would own.

The heavens still sparked and crackled
With the challenge he boldly had thrown
Like a gauntlet, at Heavens Almighty;
Rejections face, darkened, no longer shone.

A hush fell, like a blanket, heavy
On every spirit gathered there
As each waited, in turn, for the answer.
Whod retain the Lions just share?

Judahs Lion then rose resplendent,
His Princely Presence filling the air.
There never really was any question
Who would be the Kingdoms heir.

Rejections arrogance, though, never wavered.
In defiant pride he stood his ground.
Darkly determined to hold that scepter;
There was a way - it would be found.

Throughout that celestial chamber
There uttered not a single sound
Til leering, with a third of the angels,
Rejection leapt, to a new world bound.

In a Garden, verdant with splendor -
Eden, planted with the Almightys own hand
Rejection now boldly entered;
It was here he would take his stand.

The clay, fashioned in Graces imagine,
Rejections object the strategy planned.
Seeds carefully and subtly planted
Over time would be diligently fanned.

Day by day those seeds slowly sprouted.
An unnatural harvest, unbidden, grew tall.
God-breathed clay took the bait and bit deeply.
Rejection, gleefully, thought hed gained all.

But Judahs Lion, from that kingdom eternal
Bellowed out His own challenging call.
And Edens clay drank deeply bloods offering
Marking, grace-less, Rejections ultimate fall.





DeAnna Brooks
18 November 2004

DeAnna Brooks (December 5, 2007)

Having raised four children, I live now in Texas. Mostly my writing is a sojourn with God. I find myself ever planted in Eden, glorying in its abundant and rich communion with the Almighty. Or, I am looking back, with longing. And the sojourn continues.

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