Yehuda Amichai

(1924 - 2000 / Würzburg / Germany)

Yehuda Amichai Poems

1. I Wasn't One of the Six Million: And What Is My Life Span? Open Closed Open 12/1/2015
2. Poem Without an End 12/1/2015
3. Jews In The Land Of Israel 1/7/2016
4. The School Where I Studied 4/14/2010
5. The Little Park Planted 4/14/2010
6. Pity, We Were A Good Invention 4/14/2010
7. Once A Great Love 4/14/2010
8. Let The Memorial Hill Remember 4/14/2010
9. Quick And Bitter 4/14/2010
10. Yad Mordechai 1/13/2003
11. Tourists 1/13/2003
12. The First Rain 1/13/2003
13. I Don'T Know If History Repeats Itself 4/14/2010
14. You Mustn'T Show Weakness 1/13/2003
15. Try To Remember Some Details 1/13/2003
16. What Kind Of A Person 1/13/2003
17. Temporary Poem Of My Time 1/13/2003
18. On Rabbi Kook's Street 1/13/2003
19. Ein Yahav 1/13/2003
20. My Child Wafts Peace 1/13/2003
21. And We Shall Not Get Excited 1/13/2003
22. Great Serenity: Questions And Answers 7/20/2003
23. Memorial Day For The War Dead 1/13/2003
24. Of Three Or Four In The Room 1/13/2003
25. I Have Become Very Hairy 1/13/2003
26. Do Not Accept 1/13/2003
27. I Want To Die In My Own Bed 1/13/2003
28. Love Of Jerusalem 1/13/2003
29. My Father 1/13/2003
30. A Jewish Cemetery In Germany 1/13/2003
31. I Know A Man 1/13/2003
32. If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem 1/13/2003
33. Endless Poem 7/20/2003
34. God Full Of Mercy 1/13/2003
35. An Arab Shepherd Is Searching For His Goat On Mount Zion 1/13/2003
36. God Has Pity On Kindergarten Children 1/13/2003
37. A Pity. We Were Such A Good Invention 1/20/2003
Best Poem of Yehuda Amichai

A Pity. We Were Such A Good Invention

They amputated
Your thighs off my hips.
As far as I'm concerned
They are all surgeons. All of them.

They dismantled us
Each from the other.
As far as I'm concerned
They are all engineers. All of them.

A pity. We were such a good
And loving invention.
An aeroplane made from a man and wife.
Wings and everything.
We hovered a little above the earth.

We even flew a little.

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I Have Become Very Hairy

I have become very hairy all over my body.
I'm afraid they'll start hunting me because of my fur.

My multicolored shirt has no meaning of love --
it looks like an air photo of a railway station.

At night my body is open and awake under the blanket,
like eyes under the blindfold of someone to be shot.

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