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In Hiding

You ask for my tear?
With the veil of my laughter
I have draped her

You ask for my blaze?
In the embers of my intellect
I have buried her

You ask for my storm?
In the depths of my sea
I have drowned her

Is it my song you seek?
In the fields of silence
I planted her.

From the Hebrew by Yanki Tauber

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Merosh Zurim

• The present (p. 17)

• The voice of the soil (p. 30)

• The leader (p. 34)

• The Trap of Time (p. 35)

• The Mission (p. 38)

• The Decree (p. 41)

• On the Doorways (p. 57)

• Freedom of Choice (p. 78)

• Mealtime Guests (p. 79)

• The Windmill of the Poet (p. 94)

• A Strange Sight (p. 96)

• The Foundation (p. 98)

• Ratzo V'Shov (p. 125)

• Eating (p. 163)