A Poem for You: A Man in His Life by Yehuda Amichai


A Man in His Life Yehuda Amichai    A man in his life has no time to have Time for everything. He has no room to have room For every desire. Ecclesiastes was wrong to claim that.   A man has to hate and love all at once, With the same eyes to cry and to laugh With the same hands to throw stones And to gather them, Make love in war and war in love.   And hate and forgive and remember and forget And order and confuse and eat and digest What long history does In so many years. [...]