A Child Is Born

A message written on a wall

‘Monica, I love you’

Survived the years of darkness

Prison cell

The writer tortured disappeared

How we will never know

But the words he wrote are living yet

With love it is ever so

 

A massacre in Derbyshire

Too awful to relate

A mother and three children

A man so filled with hate

We hardly know the horrors

That happen in our world

But viciousness is everywhere

Is God so very cold?

 

I only know the story

That began on Christmas night

A child is born to save us

And put enmity to flight

They crucified him for it

A cradle led to cross

And we can follow every day

And redeem what seems so lost

 

Brian Fahy

22 December 2022

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: