Sunday, June 5, 2016

Thought for the Day

At the end of all windows, there's a door.
~ Yehuda Amichai

Quoted from "My Son Was Drafted" from Open Closed Open (1998), translated by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld; in The Poetry of Yehuda Amichai (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2015), edited by Robert Alter; p. 516

Yehuda Amichai, 1924-2000

Adam Kirsch, "Amichai: the Tolerant Irony of Israel's National Poet" in Tablet, December 21, 2015

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