Dec 17, 2014

Sitting at History's Intersection [ a #poem]

Sitting at History's Intersection
© Rabbi Menachem Creditor

I sit at history's intersection
gazing at my Jewish coffee and croissant,
my meal and I
baked, brewed, served, packaged
by distant sisters and brothers
born of a shared origin
destined to share a collective fate.

I am known fully
only right here,
a corner where the world, for once,
only exists in Hebrew translation.

° menachemcreditor.org

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