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3.26.2008

Zion

The Doorkeepers of Zion,
They do not always stand
In helmet and whole armour,
With halberds in their hand;
But, being sure of Zion,
And all her mysteries,
They rest awhile in Zion,
Sit down and smile in Zion;
Ay, even jest in Zion;
In Zion, at their ease.
The Gatekeepers of Baal,
They dare not sit or lean,
But fume and fret and posture
And foam and curse between;
For being bound to Baal,
Whose sacrifice is vain,
Their rest is scant with Baal,
They glare and pant for Baal,
They mouth and rant for Baal,
For Baal in their pain!
But we will go to Zion,
By choice and not through dread,
With these our present comrades
And those our present dead;
And, being free of Zion
In both her fellowships,
Sit down and sup in Zion --
Stand up and drink in Zion
Whatever cup in Zion
Is offered to our lips!

5 Comments:

merrilyjames.blogspot.com said...

You are such an amazing kid Nic! I love that post!
You Norris heads are so special to me!

Nic Norris......Petered-out said...

Thanks Mer, That is a Rudyard Kipling poem though.

aLLi said...

wow thats awsome!!! can i get an amen???lol

aLLi said...
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Nic Norris......Petered-out said...

i know it is awesome..why do you think i posted it..