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Wednesday, 30 April 2008

If you are in Israel, the victims of the Shoah will be remembered beginning this evening. For the rest of the world, we will honour them beginning Thursday night.

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Written in Pencil in the Sealed Freight Car (Dan Pagis)

Here, in this carload,
I, Eve,
with Abel, my son.
If you see my older boy,
Cain, the son of Adam,
tell him that I …

[For a critical understanding of this poem, look here.]

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