The one prayer
That does not ask, or plead, it
Commands: You must love
The Lord your G-d.
With your whole heart, with every breath.
How do you command a person to love?
The prayer in the morning
and the prayer at night.
The prayer before death.
Who said it for George?
Murder by knee.
The Ayin and Dalet–
Enlarged and blackened.
In the TorahThe Five Books of Moses, and the foundation of all of Jewish life and lore. The Torah is considered the heart and soul of the Jewish people, and study of the Torah is a high mitzvah. The Torah itself a scroll that is hand lettered on parchment, elaborately dressed and decorated, and stored in a decorative ark. It is chanted aloud on Mondays, Thursdays, and Shabbat, according to a yearly cycle. Sometimes "Torah" is used as a colloquial term for Jewish learning and narrative in general. that means
Ayin and Dalet: Witness.
We are all witnesses.
Bind these words upon your heart.
What we witness is bound upon our hearts.
We are bound to George, and he to us.
Can you hear the heartbeat?