As it is Palm Sunday tomorrow, a suitably themed poem:
"Hosanna" is the cry, as the man comes this way,
Seating upon a donkey, coming slowly, gentle sway;
And they greet this man with palms in hand,
Perhaps thinking that he will restore their land;
Palms of victory, declaring the advent of the king,
Palms of victory, in such rejoicing they do sing;
But only he knows that he will be crowned indeed;
Only he knows what crown will be decreed;
The ancient prophecy he is now making true:
Sadness in this time of joy so well he knew.
1920: La Vîsite Rouoyale - Lé Cahouain sus la Vîsite Rouoyale en 1920: *The Owl on the Visite Royale in 1920:* Marie Hibou était à r'garder par la f'nêtre de not'e mansarde l'aut'e m...
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