Comfortable chairs

Zones of rhythmic routine

Blindfolded back of the hand pathways

Unthinking marionette days

Soaking in the toxins of careless words

Hiding in the lemming throng

Safe among the unnamed clones

Miry clay…

Bismillah, no! They cry


Arise! Don’t be consumed

You were meant for life-filled days

Wide-eyed joy unspeakable

Wind lifted hope uncrushable

Named, known and treasured

Arise! Away!


And when the dawn rose up, then the angels hurried Lot, saying, Rise up! … lest you be consumed in the iniquity of the city. And he lingered, … Gen 19:15-16 MKJV