And God appeared to Abraham – Genesis 18:1

I will bless you and increase you as the earth
as the sands of the seashore as the sea
look at the algae now
and the horseflies buzzing around your face
I will make you as great as the algae, as the grasshoppers.
Look up now to the sky, you will be as great as the stars
as the darkness too, you will be as great as the darkness.

As the sand and the sea and the stars
the mud and the dark and the green
the sticky stuff on the surf
the early rains and the later rains
the mud and the mud the green the sand the dark.

You will be a blessing
as great as the dark
as the sea
the sand
the green
the flies.

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