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poetry by j matthew waters

Repossessing the Kingdom of Edom


We invited the prophet for supper
because we were not afraid


The Father told us about Obadiah
about his warnings of destruction
as a consequence of action

Having become students of the living
and of the dead (and especially of those
capable or rising again) naturally we
were anxious in making a connection

Although we possessed many questions
the most obvious rallied around
his postmodern interpretation
to the Day of the Lord





november two thousand twenty-one
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2 thoughts on “Repossessing the Kingdom of Edom

  1. Awesome write, you are very consistent Mr. Waters! Great piece of work you have here! You motivate me, I gotta get to writing!

    “(and especially of those capable or rising again)”

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