Beginning / created God. See Genesis 1:1. The opening words of Torah can be rendered as "In the beginning, God created," or "With the quality of beginning, God created," or "In a beginning, God created..." In Hebrew syntax, the words appear in the order beginning, created, God.
The chaos / that preceded/creation. See Genesis 1:2. Tohu va-vohu can be rendered as "unformed and void," or "wild and waste" -- in a word, the chaos that preceded order.
Write poetry instead of doomscrolling, I said to myself, and this poem is what happened. From the chaos of this political moment, will light emerge?