Treasure Island

Yehuda Amichai

(1924 - 2000 / Würzburg / Germany)

Great Serenity: Questions and Answers


People in a hall that’s lit so brightly
It hurts
Spoke of religion
In the lives of contemporary people
And on the place of God

People spoke in excited voices
Like in an airport
I left them
I opened an iron door that had written on it
“Emergency and I entered within.
Great serenity: Questions and answers

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2003
Edited: Monday, March 01, 2010

Do you like this poem?
1 person liked.
0 person did not like.

What do you think this poem is about?



Read poems about / on: people, god

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (Great Serenity: Questions and Answers by Yehuda Amichai )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

PoemHunter.com Updates

New Poems

  1. The Mature Woman 2, Tex T Sarnie
  2. Invitation for Re - Opening Ceremony!, sisirachandra vaduge
  3. Unbarreled Gun, Edwin Cordero
  4. Thread of thought, Roann Mendriq
  5. Baking Bread, Roann Mendriq
  6. Completion, White Lily
  7. Tears, Michael McParland
  8. Spin of a coin, Tribhawan Kaul
  9. Knowing Fragments, RoseAnn V. Shawiak
  10. A Woman in the Rains, Akhtar Jawad

Poem of the Day

poet Geoffrey Chaucer

The firste stock-father of gentleness,
What man desireth gentle for to be,
Must follow his trace, and all his wittes dress,
Virtue to love, and vices for to flee;
...... Read complete »

   

Trending Poems

  1. 04 Tongues Made Of Glass, Shaun Shane
  2. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  3. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  4. If, Rudyard Kipling
  5. Phenomenal Woman, Maya Angelou
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda
  8. Nothing Gold Can Stay, Robert Frost
  9. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  10. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou

Trending Poets

[Hata Bildir]