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Apr 16
There's an interplay
of impurities and intellect -
an interplay
that can infect
and sap a life...

The saint,
the sinner -
both are dreams.

I do not speak through saints.
I do not speak through sinners.

I speak
through flawed people.
Some have more than their fair share
of swagger.
Others may be spotted
with lust
or anger
or other impurities.

So some people,
stumbling on my messengers,
spotting the spots of my messengers,
fasten themselves on the spots,
turning away from the beauty
as though it were a species of fraudulence.

Spotting the Defect -
how the interplay of fear and intellect
finds its justification...
It can downplay
the beauty - or imagine
it isn't there
and turn away...

It finds the justification:
the dark spots of my messengers
legitimize fear
and steering clear
of the Ground.
Yacov Mitchenko
Written by
Yacov Mitchenko
   Gideon and Sera
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