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The School Where I Studied by Yehuda Amichai

Translated by Chana Bloch I passed by the school where I studied as a boy and said in my heart: here I learned certain things and didn’t learn others. All my life I have loved in vain the things I … Continue reading

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The Ball Poem by John Berryman

What is the boy now, who has lost his ball. What, what is he to do? I saw it go Merrily bouncing, down the street, and then Merrily over—there it is in the water! No use to say ‘O there … Continue reading

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May This Be a House of Joy 
by Lucille Clifton

May this be a House of Joy. May we be open here to dreams, and to each other. May all who enter in these magic walls feel love and feel respect for learning and each other. May we be always … Continue reading

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Ah! Yet Consider it Again! by Arthur Hugh Clough

“Old things need not be therefore true,” O brother men, nor yet the new; Ah! still awhile the old thought retain, And yet consider it again! The souls of now two thousand years Have laid up here their toils and … Continue reading

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