2005
10.12

They amputated your thighs of my hips.
As far as I’m concerned they are all surgeons. All of them.

They dismantled us each from the other.
As far as I’m concerned they are all engineers. All of them.

A pity. We were such a good and loving invention.
An airplane made from a man and a wife. Wings and everything.
We hovered a little above the earth.

We even flew a little.
-Yehuda Amichai, A pity. We were such a good invention.

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