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Yehuda Amichai

In the Middle of This Century In the middle of this century we turned to each other With half faces and full eyes like an ancient Egyptian picture And for a short while. I stroked your hair In the opposite direction to your journey, We called to each other, Like calling out the names of… Continue reading Yehuda Amichai

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Yehuda Amichai

And it is written in the book that we shall not fear. And it is written that we too shall change, like the words, in future and in past, in plural and in loneliness. — Yehuda Amichai, from “From Summer or Its End,” The Selected Poetry of Yehuda Amichai. (University of California Press; Exp Rev… Continue reading Yehuda Amichai

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