Lot's Wife / Carol O'Connor

Here's a new poem by Australian poet Carol O'Connor, exploring narratives of Genesis— read the full poem in our Rituals and Communities section.

LOT'S WIFE

The mineral rose up in me; a wave of nausea and my eyes stung.
I tried to hold the seeing steady, but what I saw kept dissolving, and I surrendered to the cost. Others saw only a white pillar, but my salty eyes.. READ MORE ⇨

  Etching (detail) by Bernard Greenwald from "The Akedah" series

Etching (detail) by Bernard Greenwald from "The Akedah" series