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Month: February 2022



As soon as

it returns to me,

I will send you back.

And when it returns,

it will come as something else.

I will accept it

and all of its


A Wise Woman

A Wise Woman

I will forever hope

the fragility of your undesire

does not break me.

For a wise woman

once told me

that we cannot

make others our own.

The Tao

The Tao

I have no teacher

and every encounter I learn from

I have no opinion

and I share love with every being

I have no identity

and I grow and adapt every day

The effort of your


Tell me of where your

mind flutters.

Written in your palms,

in your half-open


Where do you go,

if not to me?

How do we

define skill?

I write for days,

and the center of the poem,

the part I can see

and smell

and taste

but cannot write,

lives in the close future

like the shadow of a hug.

I cannot be a poet

and still, I am.



סיימתי איתך

אין לי סבלנות לעיניים שלך

‏אבל כל פעם שאני רואה אותך

אני שוכחת שסיימתי איתך

And why

does your everything

always seem

like mine?

I try to

not be selfish.

Oh, how I try.

What is
a second to a day or
a day to a lifetime?

Your gloved hand
fits right into mine.

My forgetfulness

Dawn is

when the sun delays its reveal

to the dirt and sky.

With wings of yellow gold

the bird

flies forever

into the sun.

Your Strawberry Fever

Your Strawberry Fever

Your strawberry fever

I write in honor of.

You ate more than 

your heart allowed,

and your golden skin

turned pink.

I wish that you will

grow back into 

your luscious self.

I read your book

and all its chapters


to love and

to your beautiful chest

of gold

-how it found


Sound the bells

of a heart

Your heart here

a diamond in the bezel of my


Take your pieces

of protection

My Son

My Son

My son is

A different species than I

He eats dinner from the other

side of the table

When I am away from my child

he is the pattern

on my palm

He is who I look forward to meeting

yet will never understand