Surprise Ending

by Teresa Burleson

You thought
You had the upper hand.
You who gloated
As He struggled
For each breath,
Now tremble
Before the One who is
The Author of Life.
Now the tables are turned
For all time.
Now You, the cunning,
Are outwitted.

A free-lancer for over 40 years, Teresa Burleson has credits in over 45 magazines. In 2002, she received the National League of American Pen Women Virginia Liebeler Biennial Grant for Mature Women in the letters category. She is the author of The Pilgrim’s Lyre, published in 2003 and Rose Without Thorns, published in 2013.

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