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Avi Katz is a veteran Israeli artist,illustrator and cartoonist. He has illustrated over 170 books and has drawn thousands of journalistic illustrations mainly for the Jerusalem Report.
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ALIEN CORN

by Avi Katz

Artwork: Avi Katz

Perhaps the self-same song that found a path

         Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home,

                She stood in tears amid the alien corn…

–from Ode to a Nightingale by John Keats

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Sarah urgeth Abraham to make whoopee and an heir with her Egyptian maidservant Hagar

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The angel instructeth Hagar to hie home and have the little Hebrew

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Abraham kicketh out third wife Keturah and her brats

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Rebecca bewaileth and red Esau turneth green as Jacob getteth on famously with the Canaanite maidens

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Esau bringeth home his new Canaanite brides, much to his parents’ dismay

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Esau addeth an Ishmaelitish wife for good measure

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Jacob aka Israel heareth his teenage son Reuben getting it on with his concubine Bilhah

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The story of Tamar wife of Er: Onan spilleth his seed

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Tamar taketh to the highway

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Tamar embarasseth thrice-father-in-law Judah

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Eunuch Potiphar’s frustrated cougar wife coveteth young Joseph’s ass

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Pharaoh’s daughter findeth a baby in an ark floating among the reeds

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Moses the Egytptian saves the Midianite shepherdesses

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The girls bring Moses home to Papa Jethro

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Pinhas zappeth the Hebrew man and the Midianite priestess

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What to do when you bring home a beautiful captive

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Rahab hideth the Hebrew spies from the Jericho police

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Rahab of Jericho, the whore heroine

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Samson’s unnamed wife cajoleth the mighty man

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Delilah calleth in the barber

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Delilah the Philistine, the archetypal femme fatale

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Orpa taketh her leave of Naomi but Ruth cleaveth unto her mother-in-law

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Boaz admireth Ruth’s anatomy, though she beeth an alien

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Ruth creeps to the threshing-floor and uncovereth Boaz’s… legs

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Ruth, the converted alien whose descendant was David

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A disguised Saul visiteth the Seeress of Endor who summoneth Samuel from the dead

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David waxeth cold in his old age. His aides bring him hot babe Abishag, but glow as she might he gat no heat

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David and his bed warmer

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The beautiful and clever Queen of Sheba visiteth Solomon and tests his wisdom

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Solomon delighteth in his bevy of exotic beauties

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Jezebel eggeth on her husband Ahab

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Jezebel greeteth Jehu from the balcony

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Jezebel painteth her face

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The Big Momma of Shunem feedeth Elisha

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Elisha promiseth the Big Momma of Shunem that she will embrace a man-child

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Yael eraseth the head of General Sisera in his sleep

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Vashti the feminist heroine (there’s an old Israeli children’s play rhyme about ‘Vashti the Baldie’, I have no idea why)

 

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Ahasueras sends a message to Vashti, commanding her to come and dance for his guests

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Hadassah aka Esther winneth the first ever beauty contest

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I hope you enjoyed the book– any questions, comments or job opportunities, write to [email protected] and check out http://www.avikatz.net

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