Partly inspired by my Hebrew studies, I’m going to write 12 poems inspired by 12 Hebrew verbs.
Each has a few notes on the Hebrew word for each poem that inspired me.
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The God who stands (a poem) (with pictures) June 26, 2022 - I stand before the God who stands, Beyond the reach of shifting sands.
The God who provides (a poem) July 3, 2022 - Command the birds in the time of famine, Appoint a sympathiser in the time of oppression,
The God who shines (a poem) (with pictures) July 10, 2022 - You favour alights upon us, And we shine with your likeness.
The God who builds (a poem) July 17, 2022 - Please build me, Lord, a house of joy Where I can cradle afternoons
The God who gives his voice (a poem) (with pictures) July 24, 2022 - Thunder erupts and the heavens reverb Like a shattering nerve To the base of the earth.
The God who creates (a poem) July 31, 2022 - What was not, becomes. The null acquires meaning.
The God who ceases (a poem) (with pictures) August 8, 2022 - Count the calendar you have curated, Claim the completion of all you created.
The God who forms (a poem) (with pictures) August 29, 2022 - That he would craft such little things From such a fragile, brittle means.
The God who sits (a poem) September 4, 2022 - Did you know, there is a throne High above this wandering world?
The God who commands (a poem) September 12, 2022 - I’m not surprised That the life well-lived Is one where command meant something.
The God who saves (a poem) September 18, 2022 - You are the architect of destination, Terraforming eternity into a new expanse
The God who reigns (a poem) September 25, 2022 - In the days before, The shroud of earth and stone Proclaimed each successor To assume the throne.