Where silence waits

How hard it is to keep Shabbat,
to stop what crams days, evenings
like a hoarder’s house and to thrust
every worry, duty, command,

 

every list of What Is To Be Done
into a mental closet and bolt
that door. We feel half guilty
not to be multitasking.

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Source Citation

Piercy, Marge. 2016. Where silence waits. Tikkun 31(1) 60

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