Daphna Rodin


Daphna Rodin Poems

1. A Poem For Myself 7/12/2003
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A Poem For Myself

(Or A Rip-Off From Etheridge Knight)

I was born in Texas
Lived in St. Louis County growing up.
Born in Austin Texas
Lived in St. Louis County growing up.
But I left when I was 21.
Left, I thought, for good.
I moved to a calm quiet place
Where Hebrew was mostly spoken.
Moved to a peaceful, quiet place
Where Hebrew was mostly spoken.
But I got sick 3 years later and left.
Jerusalem is now just another town.
And I'm back in America, I mean the States
Instead of my former heaven prowl.
I'm back in St. Louie, I mean the States
Instead of ...

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