| twīn | noun

strong thread or string 

consisting of two or more strands of 

hemp, cotton, or nylon twisted together.

kind of like

father, mother, 

sister, brother,

linked & intertwined 

with one another

now a type of

three stranded cord

not easily broken… 

pulling twisting holding — 

heavy weights & things in place

face to face — 

with present reality 

no longer in places of hostility

embracing vulnerability

loving no longer lonely.

walking hand in hand

promises land 

twisted strand

now strong - intertwine

new song - with mine.

“Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken.” - Eccl 4:12

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