walking into the wilderness

At this festival of Passover, an extract from Marge Piercy’s”Maggid

“We honor only those Jews who changed
tonight, those who chose the desert over bondage,

who walked into the strange and became strangers
and gave birth to children who could look down
on them standing on their shoulders for having
been slaves. We honor those who let go of every-
thing but freedom, who ran, who revolted, who fought,
who became other by saving themselves.”

Photoshop Friday – making abstracts from photo edits whilst poetry provides the titles

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