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The Innkeeper, Immanuel and Herod spacer The Innkeeper, Immanuel and Herod
BY: Scott Schuleit
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The Innkeeper
points through his doorway
from out of firelight, laughter,
to a cold manger.

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Immanuel
She rips strips of cloth,
placing Him, wrapped, in cradle
of rough, nailed wood, straw.

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Herod
grips jeweled pommel
as the wise men go, anxious
to worship also.


Copyright © 2012 Scott Schuleit


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Scott Schuleit
Scott Schuleit received the M.A. in Christianity and Culture from Knox Theological Seminary. His poems have appeared in the Mars Hill Review, The Penwood Review, Spring Hill Review, Christianity and Literature and Sehnsucht: The C.S. Lewis Journal. His non-fiction has been published in several print and non-print publications, including: Tabletalk, Reformed Perspectives Magazine, Monergism.com, The Gospel Coalition and Modern Reformation. Scott is the Youth Ministry Leader at Lake Worth Christian Reformed Church and enjoys walking, observing, reflecting, and spending time with his dear wife Christina.
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