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Royston Allen


Adam


Bending down and kissing this man of sod
and breathing into him the breath of God.
Tenderly the lips of man God had found
and the man called Adam rose from the ground.



Written after reading Genesis 2: 7

Submitted: Thursday, April 26, 2012
Edited: Monday, June 04, 2012

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Genesis 2: 7
Then the LORD God formed a man from the dust of the ground and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life, and the man became a living being.

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