Yehuda Amichai
Würzburg / Germany
Monday, January 13, 2003

A Jewish Cemetery In Germany Comments

Rating: 3.4
On a little hill amid fertile fields lies a small cemetery,
a Jewish cemetery behind a rusty gate, hidden by shrubs,
abandoned and forgotten. Neither the sound of prayer
nor the voice of lamentation is heard there

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COMMENTS
Karen Deeks 12 March 2012
This is probably the poem which encourages the deepest thoughts and emotions that I have read to date.. Beautifully visual... Karen
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Rochelle Cashdan 18 May 2008
I wish I could read, hear the sound of the original poem but am thankful for the translation. Amichai once again has something to say and, oh, how well he expresses it.
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