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Yehudah HaLevi

(1075 - 1141 / Andulusia)

Cups Without Wine


Cups without wine are low things
Like a pot thrown to the ground,
But brimming with the juice, they shine
Like body and soul.

Translated by Robert Mezey

Submitted: Saturday, May 07, 2011
Edited: Saturday, May 07, 2011

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