by Emily Dickinson (1830 - 1886)

The Savior must have been
Language: English 
The Savior must have been
A docile Gentleman -- 
To come so far so cold a Day
For little Fellowmen -- 
The Road to Bethlehem
Since He and I were Boys
Was leveled, but for that 'twould be
A rugged Billion Miles -- 

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This text was added to the website: 2009-04-30
Line count: 8
Word count: 40