Yehuda Amichai

(1924 - 2000 / Würzburg / Germany)

Great Serenity: Questions and Answers Poem by Yehuda Amichai


People in a hall that’s lit so brightly
It hurts
Spoke of religion
In the lives of contemporary people
And on the place of God

People spoke in excited voices
Like in an airport
I left them
I opened an iron door that had written on it
“Emergency and I entered within.
Great serenity: Questions and answers

Submitted: Sunday, July 20, 2003
Edited: Monday, March 01, 2010

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