Wednesday, 7 January 2009


Homelessness: Adam's condition,
Ousted from Eden, He took part in
From His moment of birth. A beast has its earth;
A bird its nest; even the sun its tent;
He had nowhere to lay His head.
He must pass by foot the land's length,
Becoming wearied, requesting refreshment,
His feet roughed by shards of stone.
Though always purposefully advancing to that ultimate ‑
Homelessness; friendlessness ‑
That through anguish for men He should secure
Never to be lacked, God's concept of home.

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