Yehudah HaLevi

(1075 - 1141 / Andulusia)

Do These Tears Know? - Poem by Yehudah HaLevi

Do these tears know who made them fall?
Do these hearts know who made them recoil?
They recoiled when their shining light sank into the earth,
and the clods of earth knew not what they hold.
They hold a princely man,
a good man, blameless, upright,
a God-fearing man, discreet and wise.

translated by T. Carmi


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 7, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, May 7, 2011


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