In the book of God's dreams, page vi

In the book of God's dreams, page vi
I found the gardens of the king
Birds drunk with abundance and freedom
Nestling around the fountain in the garden
There I found his royal manuscript
And there it was inscribed:
Wednesday, I dreamt the return of the lost son
And I came to you by the paupers' entrance
You prepared a feast for me, you washed me
I told you my pains and you bandaged
And you made me laugh and said words of love
That I had not heard for a long time -
For fear of losing you I would often dream
That I am losing you but I would lose and find
And also last night I returned to you


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Translated from the Hebrew by the author, © 1996 Ella Bat-Tsion