I wrote this poem last December (2010) for a Tree Lighting ceremony (Christmas) that I hosted that had as its theme World Peace. There was a poetry contest, and there were other entries and winners, and I also specifically wrote this poem.
I am crying
You are crying
My laughing hurt
Your hurting laugh
How many hours do we…Continue
An old Jewish legend tells of two brothers, Abram and Zimri, who owned a field and worked it together. They agreed to divide both the labor and the harvest equally. One night as the harvest came to a close, Zimri could not sleep, for it didn’t seem right that Abram, who had a wife and seven sons to feed, should receive only half of the harvest, while he, with only himself to support, had so much.
So Zimri dressed and quietly went into the field, where he took…Continue
A phenomenal article about identity and humanity, that I read recently.