Category Archives: Symbol

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Hannah Arendt

  http://bostonreview.net/vivian-gornick-hannah-arendt-on-being-jewish   The Jewish Writings is a collection of Arendt’s articles and essays written between 1932 and 1966. For this reviewer, they come as a revelation. I had never understood, exactly, the mental road Arendt traveled to get to … Continue reading

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Intent with purpose,scarcely is life real

Intent with purpose,  we  don’t see life whole We see the figure but ignore its ground We have one thought, to reach our  chosen goal This way of life destroys  our life and soul So shadows, shades penumbra lie unfound … Continue reading

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With my body, I thee worshipped well,

The extraction of  love’s deepest  roots  was free Anaesthetised  and numbed, I did not  guess On wakening, I feel loss bitterly In the mirror, nothing I can see. But in your note, you surely would confess The extraction of love’s … Continue reading

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G-d himself was shattered, without skin

And did you see the sparks of light within The hidden wood where watches the bright dove The darkness which to human soul’s akin God himself was shattered, without skin Each part a  broken light of what was love But … Continue reading

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The sun flew

Yesterday the sun was fearsome gold The sky of cerulean blue was   summer warm Yet now I tremble in the dreaded cold Where are those arms in which I  once was held; Where the smile and where the loving … Continue reading

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A word that’s spoken by a friend can reach

A word  that’s spoken by a friend can  reach Can touch, can move, can  embrace in its sounds The inner soul where its vibrations teach. When cut off, silent,after   sad defeat Such gentle words can break our sullen bonds … Continue reading

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