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Rush, charge Live life in a hurry Race against time The clock doesn’t wait Wipe, dust Clear the world around you Washing, cleansing The clock doesn’t wait Work, toil Six days a week Climbing, striving The clock doesn’t wait Friday night Hold time in its p...
I used to think That I know But now I know That I don’t At least I know That I don’t know That’s all I know For now But because I know That I don’t know I’ll learn to know Much more I’ll learn that to know Is the greatest gift Because this knowledge Is tr...
An illustrious scholar, articulate and erudite espouses wisdom as the cameras roll His bookcase, displayed in the background, boasts scholarly tomes — and also — the unmistakable black on yellow print, shouting: Jewish History for Dummies Dareth scholar h...
There’s a story to say about a moment, A moment belonging to now, If you listen and pay full attention, This moment will make you act now. This moment’s already no longer A new one has come your way now. It comes in alone, often too soon, When we’re stuck...
Have you experienced the flu, the fever and aches,The discomfort, isolation, the shivers and shakes?The numb bitter moments, a tasteless sore throat,The overwhelming sensations when you feel you can’t cope?Have you been tied to your bed, with blankets gal...
Life goes on I feel better, physically Emotionally, I am extremely wobbly and vulnerable I am moving on Away from this brutal physical experience Away from this traumatic emotional experience I do feel lonely I just wish someone would turn the clock back ...
You started growing inside of me I felt you through the sickness I felt you through my mood I felt you through my change of appetite I sensed you through my sensitivity to smells I sensed you through my happiness I sensed you I imagined you Your face Your...
"My father said: In Chassidus the 'beginning is wedged into the end and the end is wedged into the beginning.' This is the state of igulim, "circles," without beginning or end. Nonetheless, order and system are crucial..." (Hayom Yom, 7 Tamuz) Just when I...
Autumn leaves are the Bright, exuberant ones that Take my breath away. And there are Crackling, brittle fragile Ones, That must be handled Oh so gently, Having lived full lives. What they had in spring and summer, That made them Look so much alike, Is no ...
‎On Tuesday at 6 PM ‎I’m home Fussing over basmati And humming homework tunes But when I called the library for renewal They said no-can-do Books have been twice‎ renewed And all are due today Off I went Dumping the bulky tomes into oversized shopping bag...