I, may I rest in peace (by Yahuda Amichai)
Translated by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld
Yehuda Amichai, Open Closed Open, trans. from the Hebrew by Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld (New York: Harcourt, 2000). This poem is reproduced on the Griffin Prize Web Site (from the winning volume on the International Shortlist 2001)
1I, may I rest in peace--I, who am still living, say,
2May I have peace in the rest of my life.
3I want peace right now while I'm still alive.The rest of the poem cannot be displayed due to copyright restrictions.
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