Eli Spivakovsky


Eli Spivakovsky Poems

1. Jeremie - A Jerusalem Love Story 8/6/2016
2. The Colour Mafia 8/31/2016
3. You Can't Drown In Snow 9/9/2016
4. Proof Of God, Baby. 10/27/2016
5. Shifting Boats Crumble 11/1/2016
6. Hannukah Haiku 11/1/2016
7. Child Prodigy 11/1/2016
8. Dark Black Cherry Blossom 11/1/2016
9. The Astronaut's Dream 11/1/2016
10. Asian Android In Digital Snow 11/1/2016
11. 7th Floor Angels 11/1/2016
12. D 12/3/2016
13. Call For Help 12/15/2016
14. The Garden 12/15/2016
15. Interior Stars 12/21/2016
16. Mezuzah Haiku 12/25/2016
17. Edward Snowden Is In Love 12/25/2016
18. Celestial Flower 6/30/2016
19. Underwater Ballerina 6/30/2016
20. Comrade Laika 6/30/2016
21. Corps Of Wet Doves 6/10/2013
22. Dragan Sakura! 1/2/2017
23. Calculation Of Gold 1/5/2017
24. The Royal Jelly Of Jerusalem 1/10/2017
25. Space Haiku 1/17/2017
26. It Snows On The Mermaid 1/18/2017
27. The 6 Million Are Doing Fine 1/28/2017
28. Leda And The Swan - My Take On The Myth 2/1/2017
29. Multiples Of 11 2/3/2017
30. Troubadour-Conquistador - A Fairy Tale 2/4/2017
31. If I Was Ever Going To Tie Myself To A Tree In Protest 3/22/2017
32. Little Daisy 4/29/2017
33. Meet Me In Antarctica (Final Draft) 5/10/2017
34. If You Were 6/12/2017
35. The Key Is A Lock 8/21/2017
36. To Re-Name The Wolf 8/22/2017
37. Lushenko The World's Greatest Ice-Skater (Poem For Children) 10/20/2015
38. The Receiver 7/31/2016
39. Banners 12/25/2016
40. Requiem For My Sister 1/10/2017
Best Poem of Eli Spivakovsky

Requiem For My Sister

I can't say you were covered in flowers because that's not the Jewish way, we cover the grave in stones.
I remember when you showed me the shape of a bird under your eye, it looked like a flying swallow, but so tiny, it could be mistaken as a freckle.
You also showed me your short life-line. 'Look, see? ' you asked, showing me your palm, and it was indeed short....
How are your bones decaying, o beautiful one?
So pretty, you'd inherited the helix for that.
I remember how you left home when we were kids, how you turned the street corner and I running after you, imploring you ...

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Celestial Flower

What are cherry blossoms?
Snow mixed with pink icing sugar.
It approaches a Maiko's hair
and she is neither full human nor full flower.

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