Yehuda Amichai

(1924 - 2000 / Würzburg / Germany)

Yehuda Amichai Poems

1. I Wasn't One of the Six Million: And What Is My Life Span? Open Closed Open 12/1/2015
2. Poem Without an End 12/1/2015
3. Jews In The Land Of Israel 1/7/2016
4. The Little Park Planted 4/14/2010
5. The School Where I Studied 4/14/2010
6. Pity, We Were A Good Invention 4/14/2010
7. Let The Memorial Hill Remember 4/14/2010
8. Yad Mordechai 1/13/2003
9. Quick And Bitter 4/14/2010
10. Once A Great Love 4/14/2010
11. The First Rain 1/13/2003
12. What Kind Of A Person 1/13/2003
13. You Mustn'T Show Weakness 1/13/2003
14. Tourists 1/13/2003
15. I Don'T Know If History Repeats Itself 4/14/2010
16. Try To Remember Some Details 1/13/2003
17. Temporary Poem Of My Time 1/13/2003
18. On Rabbi Kook's Street 1/13/2003
19. Ein Yahav 1/13/2003
20. Memorial Day For The War Dead 1/13/2003
21. And We Shall Not Get Excited 1/13/2003
22. Of Three Or Four In The Room 1/13/2003
23. Do Not Accept 1/13/2003
24. My Child Wafts Peace 1/13/2003
25. Great Serenity: Questions And Answers 7/20/2003
26. I Want To Die In My Own Bed 1/13/2003
27. Love Of Jerusalem 1/13/2003
28. I Know A Man 1/13/2003
29. I Have Become Very Hairy 1/13/2003
30. A Jewish Cemetery In Germany 1/13/2003
31. Endless Poem 7/20/2003
32. My Father 1/13/2003
33. If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem 1/13/2003
34. God Has Pity On Kindergarten Children 1/13/2003
35. An Arab Shepherd Is Searching For His Goat On Mount Zion 1/13/2003
36. A Pity. We Were Such A Good Invention 1/20/2003
37. God Full Of Mercy 1/13/2003
Best Poem of Yehuda Amichai

God Full Of Mercy

God-Full-of-Mercy, the prayer for the dead.
If God was not full of mercy,
Mercy would have been in the world,
Not just in Him.
I, who plucked flowers in the hills
And looked down into all the valleys,
I, who brought corpses down from the hills,
Can tell you that the world is empty of mercy.
I, who was King of Salt at the seashore,
Who stood without a decision at my window,
Who counted the steps of angels,
Whose heart lifted weights of anguish
In the horrible contests.

I, who use only a small part
Of the words in the dictionary.

I, who must ...

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Do Not Accept

Do not accept these rains that come too late.
Better to linger. Make your pain
An image of the desert. Say it's said
And do not look to the west. Refuse

To surrender. Try this year too
To live alone in the long summer,
Eat your drying bread, refrain
From tears. And do not learn from

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