By Yehuda Amichai
In poems marked by means of tenderness and mischief, humanity and humor, Yehuda Amichai breaks open the grand diction of respected Jewish verses and casts the sunshine of his personal experience upon them. the following he tells of background, a kingdom, the self, love, and resurrection. Amichai’s final quantity is one among meditation and wish, and stands as a testomony to 1 of Israel’s maximum poets.
Open closed open. ahead of we're born, every little thing is open
in the universe with out us. for so long as we are living, every little thing is closed
within us. And once we die, every thing is open again.
Open closed open. That’s all we are.
—from “I WASN’T one of many SIX MILLION:
and what's MY existence SPAN? OPEN CLOSED OPEN”
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