Hayyim Nahman Bialik

(9 January 1873 – 4 July 1934 / Radi, Volhynia)

Poems of Hayyim Nahman Bialik

1. A Long Bough 4/7/2010
2. A Twig Alighted 4/7/2010
3. After My Death 4/7/2010
4. Alone 4/7/2010
5. I Didn’t Win Light In A Windfall 4/7/2010
6. In The City Of Slaughter (excerpt) 4/7/2010
7. On A Summer’s Day 4/7/2010
8. On The Slaughter 4/7/2010
9. One, Two 4/7/2010
10. Return 4/7/2010
11. Sabbath Queen 4/7/2010
12. Should You Wish To Know The Source 4/7/2010
13. Summer is dying 1/1/2004
14. Take Me Under Your Wing 4/7/2010
15. The Old Acacia Tree 4/7/2010

Summer is dying

Summer is dying in the purple and gold and russet
of the falling leaves of the wood,
and the sunset clouds are dying
in their own blood.

In the emptying public gardens
the last strollers break their walk
to lift their eyes and follow
the flight of the last stork.

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