Monthly Archives: April 2012

Independence Day

We’d seen the fireworks and said a prayer, We’d watched the ceremonies and heard the mayor, We’d listened to the pop stars and sang along, With patriotic singing of only Israeli song, And in the morning the kids partying all … Continue reading

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The Fallen

There are no words today, Words are meaningless to us today, There is only hope, Hope that we may live in peace.

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White Tee Shirts

I lost my temper this morning, I really really did, The whole street heard me scream you stupid stupid kid, I wouldn’t have been so angry if I hadn’t taken such care, That my child would have the correct clothes … Continue reading

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No Dirty Books For Me

I’ve discovered my local library as a viable reading source, Even for connoisseurs of virgin books where condition’s critical of course, My nose can detect a speck of dust whether it is hidden well, And so I reject the older … Continue reading

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Back To School

Without warning today’s the day that time of the year, That fills me with wretchedness and unaccounted fear, I have to go and meet my son’s teachers in his educational lair, Sit in front of them, trying not to fidget in … Continue reading

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The Survivors

Holocaust day to recall the atrocities we Jews endured, Antisemitic hatred to which millions were willingly lured, Mass murder, torture systematic and assisted, Worldwide eagerly accepted and not resisted, Today we hear stories from survivors and watch it on TV, … Continue reading

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The Doctor

I was dubious from the start when I heard his name, But there was nobody else available and I was in pain, So I collected my broken bones and resolutely marched to, See if I had something terminal, if there … Continue reading

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A Fishy Affair

As I walked along I was hit by the smell of fish in the air, Coming from the many fish mongers seen everywhere, The fishermen were busy each in his stall, Hosing down fish from the morning’s pull, How could … Continue reading

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A Family Outing

We were off to the Kineret to check out the lake, We would have left home early if we’d been awake, Two hours later and a true miracle had occurred, No screaming on the journey except once when we swerved, … Continue reading

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The Sedar

We made it, we did, Pesach was here, All shiny and clean, from afar and near, We scrubbed to the last minute in pious belief, When the deadline was reached it was such a relief, No rest yet though there … Continue reading

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