Yehuda Amichai

(1924 - 2000 / Würzburg / Germany)

Pity, We Were A Good Invention - Poem by Yehuda Amichai

They amputated
Your thighs from my waist.
For me they are always
Surgeons. All of them.

They dismantled us
One from another. For me they are engineers.
Pity, We were a good and loving

Invention: an airplane made of man and woman,
Wings and all:
We soared a bit from the earth,
We flew a bit.

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, April 14, 2010

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