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Channel Esther: Yesterday Morning I Tried to Write a Poem about Bombings

Esther Cohen
November 20, 2014
by Esther Cohen IMG_0608-150x150about synagogues and mosques what it means that people bomb one another when they’re praying and when they’re not praying how some people actually think one life matters more than another a life is a life whatever you believe and nothing I wrote was a poem none of the words cried none of them sang I wrote anger and sadness it sounded like a speech, not a poem, like one of those plays you want to leave because someone’s standing there giving you a very long lecture when I feel angry, I don’t know what to say hope is more my vocabulary sometimes I wonder why I know for sure it’s there. Esther Cohen writes a poem every day.