Sunday, June 23, 2019

Gates besieged

After Micah 5:1-5

The troops besiege
the gates, the city
trembles, seeking
deliverance as
the soldiers scream
and shout and shake
the gates.

A cry goes up:

Who will deliver us
who will save us
from the locust army
surrounding us, ready
to devour us

A voice:

From the small
from the tiny
comes salvation
and the source is

Photograph by Hakon Sataoen via Unsplash. Used with permission.

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