summer thunderstorm

the lord said to the israelites
when you go into the land
do not dispossess its inhabitants
for if you do you will see them at every turn
you will hear their distant voices
like insects buzzing on a humid summer night
you will feel their breath at your back
like the breeze that rises before a thunderstorm
whispering softly in your ear
everything you think you can possess
can always be washed away

(Numbers 33:50-55)

2 Comments on “summer thunderstorm”

  1. Lisa says:

    I love this!

  2. dc says:

    Ain’t it the truth! dc

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