Day: 12/04/2016

Indices of Jerusalem #NaPoWriMo2016 #GloPoWriMo2016


theocracy and power struggle;
multiplicity of names; as heavenly city;
Babylonian destruction; Helllenization;
David’s conquest; divided city; earthquakes;
Herod’s rebuilding; Hezekiah’s city
Roman destruction; Roman restoration; Roman suppression; and life of Jesus;
Byzantine city; and Russian pilgrims;
Islamic city; Islamic conquest; and Israeli rule;
Mamluk conquest; and Mongol raids;
Crusader city; Crusader conquest;
Fatimid conquest; and Grand Mufti’s revolt;
Tartar conquest; Ottoman conquest; Kaiser’s visit;
Albanian conquest; and Assyrian threat; and Three Pashas;
Persian conquest; Persian rebuilding; and Turkomen conquest
Christian pilgrims; evangelists and visitors;
British conquest; British withdrawal;
security wall; situation and name; and Six Day War;
modern life; modernist city; and archaeology;

An ‘index’ poem written following today’s’s challenge



M eeting
I nquisitive
S ouls
S earching
I n
O ur
N eighbourhoods

“Ask, and it will be given to you; seek, and you will find; knock, and it will be opened to you. For everyone who asks receives, and the one who seeks finds, and to the one who knocks it will be opened. Or which one of you, if his son asks him for bread, will give him a stone? Or if he asks for a fish, will give him a serpent? If you then, who are evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask him!
– Matthew 7:7-12 (ESV)