A contribution to Ronovan’s decima challenge 334. Stable being the tricky rhyme on rhyme line D. Greedily, I have made two this week.
Tripping with the Magi Three Magi travelled from the East, beyond the land of Palestine, beyond the Dead Sea's viscous brine, each carried on a hump-backed beast. Each one of them, some kind of priest, bearing gifts from a Persian king as if it were a christening; carried straightway to a stable, witnessing the birth of fable; miraculous Lord of the Ring. Power Tower When Babylonians aspired to build a temple touching sky a certain god asked questions why, from where such hubris was acquired. She said 'It's not what I desired, demolish, scatter all the stones, make sure each one of you atones for mocking me; it's unstable, damn this Leaning Tower of Babel.' (Off stage: hear polyglottal groans....)