The Month of Av

twine tied in the shape of a heart
There is an earthy sweetness
     Of contradiction
in Olam Ha’ba, when sadness is comfortable with joy.
     Of emergent nows
We learn new stories, the real unreal
     Of recognition and reckoning
needles in haystacks, wrapped with love-grief twine.
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