Hayyim Nahman Bialik

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

Hayyim Nahman Bialik Poems

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

When high noon on a summer’s day
makes the sky a fiery furnace
and the heart seeks a quiet corner for dreams,
then come to me, my weary friend.

A shady carob grows in my garden –
green, remote from the city’s crowds –
whose foliage whispers secrets of God.
Good my brother, let’s take refuge.

Pleasure and tenderness let us share
in the sweet hidden prime of noon,
and the mystery golden rays reveal
when sunlight pierces the rich shade.

When the black cold of a winter’s night
bruises you with its icy pinch
and frost sticks knives in your ...

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