Quantcast

Jewish Journal

The Birds In The Cities

by Emily Stern

February 19, 2014 | 9:54 am

photo by Bea

It is nice to see the birds in the city
because birds are not martyrs.

 

While standing at the western wall,

she points to the birds saying surreptitiously,

"There are no birds at the western wall."

 

The Ram Bam says that on angels, wings are a metaphor.

Wings are the lightest things we can know in this world

like you. and I stood feeling myself inside the wall.

 

It is interesting to see the massive bones in the wings of a seagull.
I wonder if their wings are heavy when they fly.

 

The first flutes were made of bones from wings.
Play me as the flute of love.

All you are is sung. Some songs are short. Some songs are long.

Tracker Pixel for Entry

COMMENTS

We welcome your feedback.

Privacy Policy
Your information will not be shared or sold without your consent. Get all the details.

Terms of Service
JewishJournal.com has rules for its commenting community.Get all the details.

Publication
JewishJournal.com reserves the right to use your comment in our weekly print publication.

ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Trending Blog Posts

    Why even call it art?

    SHARES

    One Israeli creation for the weekend

    SHARES

    Preparing for the Ebola, making noise in Hollywood, going vegan and more - this week from Israel

    SHARES

    Wherever you go

    SHARES

    Contemplating hypocrisy and double standards

    SHARES

    5 Ways to slim-down in one week without crash-dieting or binge-exercising

    SHARES

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

{blog_image:alt}

Emily Stern is a devotional poet and songwriter. Her album “Birth Day” can be downloaded on iTunes or from CD baby.  As an actor and playwright, her plays have been performed...

Read more