L C Vieira

(Lisbon, Portugal)

The Afikomen: Ask The Question


Ask the child
Ask the rabbi
Ask the Christian
Ask God.

- that which comes after
the middle of three
broken in two

set aside
wrapped
hidden
stolen blessings

shared
Substitute
still a taste and question
on the tip of the tongue

Submitted: Monday, April 01, 2013
Edited: Friday, July 26, 2013

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The Passover is more than an historical story as Jews and Christians celebrate its significance.

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