John 1:26-28 NIV
 “I baptize with water,” John replied, “but among you stands one you do not know.  He is the one who comes after me, the straps of whose sandals I am not worthy to untie.”  This all happened at Bethany on the other side of the Jordan, where John was baptizing.
I was once set free in Bethany, so far from Jerusalem the rainy season fills the streets into rivers and the dry season ignites the hills, black ash a veil, a shroud over all
Who are you?
In the house of figs and sadness, blessed are the poor in spirit who
Know they cannot raise themselves to life
Let all the other signifiers change for us
To Lazarus to life