What did I dream?

(poem 5 of 32)

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What did I dream?
I woke up from a dream, fury in the fingers
Jerusalem, an old bride, is wedded
To me
Light sown upon (the roofs of) the city, filters through the slots of (closed) shutters

We, a group of poets, speak to God
With the face backwards Isaiah and Jesus
With the face forwards there will be a hole in the sky, light will wash us



Translated from the Hebrew by the author, © 1996 Ella Bat-Tsion, http://dapim.net