Saturday, June 30, 2012

The Drought

Days without rain turn to weeks, months;
The thirsty land withers under the scorching eye.
All is straw, vulnerable to a stray spark.
My God, have you forgotten us?

Biblical imagery, archetypes embedded in mankind's memory
Become reality.  We need days of refreshing from the Lord.

Drought shows our fragility, unmasks our complacency.
We are not magicians - able to conjure up neccessities.
No, every good and perfect gift is from above.
Sometimes we are reminded of this as a people.

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