Christmas · Church of England · Felixstowe · poem · Prayer

God on a Plate

God on a Plate – a poem for Christmas 

A babe in a manger displacing the hay

Oxen and Ass were shuffled away

How would they eat?  What for a meal?

When all that remained was shepherd-made zeal 

The babe grew to manhood

Turned famine to food

And fresh water wine

Surely this, is something divine?

Then with His friends, gathered to sup

Breaking the bread, taking the cup

Gave of himself for their daily meat

Making for all an everyday feast

From cradle to cross

He welcomed the cost

This meal he would make

A babe in a manger become God on a plate

©️Andrew Dotchin – Christmas 2018

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s