Date added: 29/05/2020
Herod unleashes terror.
Revenge, outraged, ventures out,
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.