"First Commandment" from the collection "Songs from Two Continents" by Moris Farhi

 

and let us love
in abandon
not
as if our flesh
were broken pottery
and our juices
ash
it is not
in worshipping death
that we will forget
the many ways they have killed us
but
in embracing life

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~ by cjt on January 5, 2014.

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