The Birthright

Genesis 21:8-10
24" x 36" acrylic on canvas 


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Her mind can't
expel the doubts,
her heart can't repel
the misery
of knowing something
unproven that
no one suspects but her

Two sons begetting multitudes,
yet only one
remains a stranger
whose absence
is the sole result of
a devastating choice:
The Birthright.