From: Untitled Poems

Tania Advani

 

438,

They tell us not to be heavy, not to be deep.

They tell us not to be passionate.

The truth is always defeated

by lies.

They tell us not to be deep.

They tell us not to memorize.

Everything is calculated.

They tell us not to look at the scenery,

for they take photos of all the scenery.

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Tikkun 2017 Volume 32, Number 2: 3-4

 
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