Deborah Bacharach

Deborah Bacharach

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After a Week of Shots Fired, I Go to Services

Jesse with closed eyes and sway Jesse with his long hair, feet bare so young

Ufros aleino he sings Slowly like a quilt on the line

Ufros aleino we sing holding the notes like the willow tree holds the bank

Spread over us I yearn to bring the canopy around my shoulders sukkat shlomecha the shelter of peace

I feel the dark settle in I feel my breath sink into my hips I feel my daughter lean warm against my arm

Photo Credit: Staff
Kelli Russell Agodon

Kelli Russell Agodon

Karen An-hwei Lee

Karen An-hwei Lee