ABRAHAM'S SONS INHERIT OLD SCRAPS.

Author:Case, Sarah
Position:Poem
 
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ABRAHAM'S SONS INHERIT OLD SCRAPS "His sons, Isaac and Ishmael buried him..." Gen 25:8-9 Half brothers stitched together, scraps from Abraham's tent, laid out like the overlapping mountains, hemmed borders on the map, scars where muzzled herds graze all day. Enough water from the well evaporates. Once, they camped together in volcanoes, the deserts, the plains. Now they live in trailers on the hills. Inedible mushrooms sprouting up. Isaac and Ishmael bound together on...

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