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VCU Menorah Review Winter/Spring 2006
Number 64
For the Enrichment of Jewish Thought

A Poem by Richard E. Sherwin

I’m going home where
I thrive in obscurity
My obscurities
My private apocalypse
Unparalleled and unrhymed

By any time I
Could keep except the final
Who would attend to
A leaf at the heart of storms
So silent so violent

Any desire of
Mine is shredded splintered and
Missled to puncture
Your heart before you know it
Is justice Gd what mercy

Richard E. Sherwin is professor emeritus at BAR ILAN University in Israel and a contributing editor.

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