hella real jewish ritual

waterpuller's light #15: עקב

6 august 2020

three selections from deuteronomy 7:12-11:25 with audiovisuals from fletcher pratt

so i faced it and got down from the heights while this elevation still burns in the fire, the two alliance flats guiding both sides of my actions. then i got it that you contaminated the purity beyond you––you made for yourselves a screening shortcut, you quickly derailed from the track what is set you on. so i grabbed those two boards and i threw them off of the double nature of my actions so i can destroy them toward your sightsprings.

deuteronomy 9:15-17

at that time the one that is intended for me: “carve yourself two fixed flats that resemble the originals, and raise yourself to my high sphere (and make a wooden cabinet for yourself too) so i can write on these tablets the words that shone on the original flats (that you smashed) and you’ll put them in the cabinet.” so i made a case of thorny wood and disqualified a pair of stone flats similar to the originals and i got high up to that sphere with the two boards in my hand.

deuteronomy 10:1-3

so you’ll shed your excessive desire and quit your stubbornness, because your endless beyond is beyond the beyonds while also the foundation of foundations, the abundant, heroic and terrifying transcendence who doesn’t give special favors to friends and family and doesn’t take bribes. the one who makes justice for people who live in poverty and lovingly provides immigrants with food and clothing––you too should love immigrants, since you were immigrants in an unloving country. understand what’s out there for you, work with it, stick to it so you get sevened in its location.

deuteronomy 10:16-20

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