Pluperfect nothing
out of time

supernal light
divergent night

unto many things

the flowerings
unnamed to fade

one choice enjoyed
ere suffering

ruination bathing
earth in blood

cleansed by love's
baptismal flood

the covenant
of second chance

delusions fueling
false advance

revealings herald
end of days

whence judgement thunders
through the blaze

lest virtues subdue
ruthless vice

and inner fires
find their ice:

deliver us
to dispossess

transcending ends
of emptiness.

Theology © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: July 19, 2020