Friday, 27 February 2015


1 Kings 21
Heaven records, but may not intervene:
As when king Ahab showed that he was bent
On gaining Naboth's vineyard, and the queen
Jezebel worked to further that intent.

Naboth, defiant to a tyrant's rage,
Said, as he scorned a tyrant's blandishment,

"I will not sell my father's heritage"

1 comment:

  1. it always makes me sad: this story. But I love your sonnet.


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