Spent a large chunk of my writing time today trying to craft a pome comparing & contrasting the fire at Notre Dame with the fire in our climate. While many parts worked, a few did not & I realised longer would be needed to resolve the kinks.
However, while researching the idea I came across another, far less known story, which led to this …
in less widely covered news, the revered
al-asqa mosque in east jerusalem
was also struck by (a far less dramatic)
blaze at the same time as notre dame’s
inferno in france — damaging solomon’s
stables beneath a corner of temple mount
here’s a thought:
perhaps god is trying to tell us something
BONUS POEM: April 16, 2018
The theme persists.
stone is worn
it rains hard
the sun shines
& pretty soon