Putrid Sea

Putrid Sea:

see Sivash SeaSivash Sea
or Putrid Sea,
salt lagoon, c.1,000 sq mi (2,590 sq km), extending along the northeastern coast of Crimea. It is separated—except at the Genichesk Strait—from the Sea of Azov by the Arabat Tongue, a narrow sandspit c.
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, Ukraine.
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"David": The putrid sea lies right beneath my cave,/and the stinking rising sulfur burns my eyes,/for nothing can survive in this smoldering grave,/where every bird and plant and creature dies,/where even the valleys and the hills are dead;/for this is "desolation," a world apart,/with the Mountain of Sodom looming straight ahead,/where all is dark and barren like my heart/lord, help me in my lonely, useless life/hunted by the king, like a treacherous slave,/without my friends, my brothers, or my wife,/just waiting to be slaughtered in my cave./O Lord, I know not what to do,/so in this valley of death I turn to You.
Which is why, in a world wallowing in a putrid sea of sin and error, any attempt to witness the Truth will be stridently resisted.