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It was evening on Golgotha,

For the second time that day.[1]  

They had taken down a Form,

Grave-wrap’d and carried it away

Rome, its mission over,

Clattered off with cadent pride.

It was dark in old Jerusalem.

The Prince of Peace had died.

(1st stanza of four-stanza song God gave me)

– eab,      9/29/00

[1] In some ways the hardest line of any poem is the first. This idea came as a new thought – two evenings in one day.

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