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Absalom

Fall, 
flood, 
Babel,

and Abraham begat Ishmael
and Isaac begat Esau
and Jacob begat Judah

and David begat Absalom
the virus more resistant
in each generation

O Absalom,    
O my son
 
the unpronounceable 

YHWH,
ever faithful
destroyer of nations 

O my children
be blessed
or else


                                                                                                              May 1998.