English poetry

Poems in English

A Jewish Cemetery In Germany

On a little hill amid fertile fields lies a small cemetery, A Jewish cemetery behind a rusty gate, hidden by […]

A Precise Woman

A precise woman with a short haircut brings order To my thoughts and my dresser drawers, Moves feelings around like […]

The First Rain

The first rain reminds me Of the rising summer dust. The rain doesn’t remember the rain of yesteryear. A year […]

If I Forget Thee, Jerusalem

If I forget thee, Jerusalem, Then let my right be forgotten. Let my right be forgotten, and my left remember. […]

What Kind Of A Person

“What kind of a person are you,” I heard them say to me. I’m a person with a complex plumbing […]

Forgetting Someone

Forgetting someone is like forgetting to turn off the light in the backyard so it stays lit all the next […]

Near The Wall Of A House

Near the wall of a house painted To look like stone, I saw visions of God. A sleepless night that […]

Do Not Accept

Do not accept these rains that come too late. Better to linger. Make your pain An image of the desert. […]

The Little Park Planted

The little park planted in memory of a boy Who fell in the war begins To resemble him As he […]

A Dog After Love

After you left me I let a dog smell at My chest and my belly. It will fill its nose […]

Tourists

Visits of condolence is all we get from them. They squat at the Holocaust Memorial, They put on grave faces […]

My Father

The memory of my father is wrapped up in White paper, like sandwiches taken for a day at work. Just […]

Yad Mordechai

Yad Mordechai. Those who fell here Still look out the windows like sick children Who are not allowed outside to […]

My Child Wafts Peace

My child wafts peace. When I lean over him, It is not just the smell of soap. All the people […]