Two poems from 'Gentlemen'

John Bjarne Grover

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TEQ #1477
Book 15 poem 23   -   רבא אמר
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Water,
it means that the strange leans after.
Have a ku!

         Førde


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TEQ #1518
Book 15 poem 64   -   תא שמע
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Fine row tile / are trithing the gap

Last night,
this Ashkenazy
write what is on.

Such a repad!
Who trans across the sea
is over that future

equivalence, and have his sort of [...] space.
There have been new forms.
Why did you know that?

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The hebrew is from Talmud Erubin, the classic Vilna edition, El Hamekoroth, Jerusalem 1947/48. The first line 'water' in #23 was originally a headline in the first version - maybe that is a better alternative. The two poems are from my book "Gentlemen" - the last book in 'The Endmorgan Quartet' - which goes in parallel with a part of the Talmud Erubin fol.16b.





John Bjarne Grover
On the web 15 November 2005
Last updated 20 october 2020