Wednesday, January 04, 2006

WOLVES (REVE(A)LED) by Jonathan Ball

[wolves reveled]
[in the garden of John's Revelation, NAB]
[seeding w o l v e s]

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which of listen voice Ephesus Smyrna
whose one like voice edged sword
When of last

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victor eat Smyrna
write once life victor edged sword
where of Likewise victor except Son
whose of

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left victor erase Spirit
write one left victor ears Spirit
write of lukewarm voice enter sit
with on

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like

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voice earth scroll
was open lion voices elders slain
wisdom out Lamb

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voice earth so
would one living voice earth sword
When open loud voice earth servants
who open like

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voice every Simeon
were of Lamb voice elders spoke
Who one Lamb

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voice earth

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saw
was opened like voice Euphrates So
were of like

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voice ever sea
when of lies

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voice enemies Seven
were of loud voices ever sat
worshiped ones lightning violent

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earth stood
woman of longer voice earth sea
When of

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like

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virgins everlasting said
Worship of licentious voice ever sustains
who one looked voice earth's So
who on loud voice earth's So
wine of

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last victory ever so

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went out like voice earthquake such
was of Large

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[silence]

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voice every spirit
wine of licentious voice enthroned she
will of linen voices ever slain

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what of living voice established She
was of Lamb voice eat slave
was of

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locked

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voice every shall
wailing or life-giving victor every sort
which One last

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[silence]

Jonathan Ball is a writer, filmmaker, and critic. He lives in Calgary, Canada, where he is working on a PhD and a novel called Kanada. Visit him online at www.jonathanball.com or his blog. He also publishes a weekly humour column at www.haikuhoroscopes.com.

(the one site's down now, but it'll return)