A Poem About Feeling Violated on Tisha B’Av

I put into words some of what I was feeling today and this is what came out.

Tisha B’Av

I feel violated
The gates of my sanctuary have been torn asunder
I have been defiled
Unclean, wicked, haughty ones laugh at my humiliation and I am powerless
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What Happened When I Realized My Date Was A Woman

I was at a poetry reading last night organized by the great people at Jerusalism. ┬áIt was a nice sized crowd with a lot of ‘earworthy’ poetry and prose. Someone asked me for a copy of one of the poems I read so I decided to turn it into a blog and share it with the world. Here it is.

 

1746-2008

What Happened When I Realized My Date Was A Woman

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