Bo: Come Here, to the Hardened Heart

Come here, to the hardened heart;
The heart of pain and fear;
Confusion and loss;
Arrogance and hubris.
Come, here, to the hardened heart
So that you will know,
I am in all places.
The blood on the door frames
Of our private Mitzrayim
Has turned to letters.

And from the letters


Comes the first born –


The first step in my leaving,
The first step in my coming home;


The first step
Toward the hardened heart.
The first step
In knowing Echad. 




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