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For the City G-d Built

dark archway in jerusalem opening up to lit street with two old women in the distance walking toward building

An intention to halt imminent dehousing, evictions and continued occupation of East Jerusalem


this is the city that g-d built 
 
that every beam is kindness
 
that in the front yard grows a tree that belongs to the ancients and their children
 
that love is never a taking away
 
that in the streets now strewn in blood tears
we remember to pray
 
but first play
 
and so we forget our own house
and walk in g-d’s

neighborhood


Photo by Arno Smit on Unsplash

 

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