Thursday, April 13, 2006

Pesach Poem, 5766 (2006)

Erev Pesach, 14 Nisan

I am from a place of long ago
where women held timbrels
and danced by the sea.
My name is not Miriam
and Moses was not my brother
but I carry their hearts within me
and hold their hands
as I sing.

-Esther Altshul Helfgott

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hello Esther,

Please add links to Rock Salt Plum; Literary Mama; and Centrifugal Eye--three great sites.