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This new poem uses the imagery of water through a faucet to capture the feeling of waiting for the captives to be released.
a water droplet
“Try not to think / of the children who are not getting their baths, / who are not getting their parents.”
person wearing brown tallit silhouetted against the sunset
“There is a line / drawn by darkness, emboldened by Evil, itself…”
sunshine through a giant cloud illuminating the sky
“We are looking for you. / We will not let you go.”
A woman's silhouette in the window
This new poem honors the complex feeling of Hanukkah this year, 2023/5784.
a silver and blue dreidl
“How do we choose who will live or who will die, what measure do we use / to free them and ourselves from this nightmare…”
two hands reaching to the heavens
“How can a body survive so much spilled blood?”
a rose against blackness
“As Eccesiastics cracked open / the chests of us all / as we watched Sukkot burn…”
light coming through trees
“Blessed are You, Creator of the Universe, who frees the bound.”
trees on the hillside
“The hills of Judea howl with anger. My heart burns like the end of a match…”
lighting hanukkah candles

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