Treasure Island

Joseph James Breunig 3rd

(Bangor, Maine (USA))

bfont color=#ff0000Lot's Wife/font/b


Not wanting to be rescued
from the twin, sin cities,
she’s unwillingly led away
by a man she barely loves and pities.

Unable to follow God’s direction
and her husband’s leadership,
she succumbs to her heart’s lust
for a final look, as the horizon dips.

Governed by Jezebel’s spirit,
having forgotten that Jehovah honors His Word,
she’s transformed into a pillar of salt
for a life no longer preserved.

Fighting tears from losing his wife
Lot takes careful steps backwards,
to gaze on her form one last time
before with a new life going forward.

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Submitted: Saturday, March 18, 2006
Edited: Sunday, September 14, 2008

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  • Raynette Eitel (3/9/2007 12:28:00 PM)

    I really like this one, Joseph. Thanks for telling me about it. The motivation for turning back is believable.

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