One Poem by Edward Alport

Written in response to June’s Special Challenge.

The Clod and the Pebble

Take a clod of turf
From the Garden of Eden.
We may never be
Close to paradise,
But we can still build Heaven
On this clod of turf.

Take a small pebble
From the Valley of Elah,
As ammunition
For an oppression.
Build a concentration camp
On this small pebble.


Edward is a lecturer and writer, mostly on business and politics. He often posts twittaku (double haiku in 140 characters) on Twitter, plus the occasional political limerick.

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