Terror Unleashed

Date added: 29/05/2020



Outwitted, outmanoeuvred,

   Herod unleashes terror.


Revenge, outraged, ventures out,

   Unresisted, unrestrained.


Many are slaughtered to slay the One:

   The One survives to save the many.


© Graham Kings, Nourishing Connections (Canterbury Press, 2020).

Commissioned and first published in Andrew Wheeler, Desire of the Nations: The Magi, their journey and the Child (Seimos Press, 2015) and on Covenant January 2016.