Treasure Island

Yehuda Amichai

(1924 - 2000 / Würzburg / Germany)

I Want To Die In My Own Bed


All night the army came up from Gilgal
To get to the killing field, and that's all.
In the ground, warf and woof, lay the dead.
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  • Cantrell Dicky (3/8/2006 9:16:00 AM)

    I am finding your poems to be so deep and moving
    I read the scriptures and see your heritage and connection
    Your work is very much from the heart (Report) Reply

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