Hayyim Nahman Bialik

Radi, Volhynia
Hayyim Nahman Bialik
Radi, Volhynia
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

In The City Of Slaughter (Excerpt) Comments

Rating: 2.8
Proceed thence to the ruins, the split walls reach,
Where wider grows the hollow, and greater grows the breach;

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Hayyim Nahman Bialik
COMMENTS
Ratnakar Mandlik 20 May 2020
" Open mouths of such wounds, that no mending Shall ever mend, nor healing ever heal" A superb expression, profound in simple language.
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Dr Antony Theodore 20 May 2020
Brief-weary and forespent, a dark Shekhinah Runs to each nook and cannot find its rest; Wishes to weep, but weeping does not come; Would roar; is dumb…. weeping does not come although......... very fine poem. tony
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Avraham Davis 25 September 2018
Terrible translation. Bialik’s Hebrew is simultaneously simpler, more biblical, and much more brutal. No hiding in language.
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