Who is Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai (Hebrew: יהודה עמיחי‎;born Ludwig Pfeuffer ‎3 May 1924 – 22 September 2000) was an Israeli poet. Amichai is considered by many, both in Israel and internationally, as Israel's greatest modern poet. He was also one of the first to write in colloquial Hebrew.

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Yehuda Amichai Poems

  • Before
    Before the gate has been closed,
    before the last question is posed,
    before I am transposed.
    Before the weeds fill the gardens, ...
  • A Pity, We Were Such A Good Invention
    They amputated
    Your thighs off my hips.
    As far as I'm concerned
    They are all surgeons. All of them. ...
  • The Diameter Of The Bomb
    The diameter of the bomb was thirty centimeters
    and the diameter of its effective range about seven meters,
    with four dead and eleven wounded.
    And around these, in a larger circle ...
  • Wildpeace
    Not the peace of a cease-fire
    not even the vision of the wolf and the lamb,
    but rather
    as in the heart when the excitement is over ...
  • Near The Wall Of A House
    Near the wall of a house painted
    to look like stone,
    I saw visions of God.
    ...
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  • Tisaiahcho: "don’t stop after beating the swords into plowshares, don’t stop! go on beating and make musical instruments out of them. whoever wants to make war again will have to turn them into plowshares first." yehuda amichai
  • Hardin: don’t stop after beating the swords into plowshares, don’t stop! go on beating and make musical instruments out of them. whoever wants to make war again will have to turn them into plowshares first. – yehuda amichai
  • Poethusang: you visit me inside the apple and you'll stay with me inside the apple until the knife finishes its work. ——yehuda amichai
  • Arunkum38053152: in a garden i once heard a song of an ancient blessing. and above all the dark trees a window is always lit, in memory of the face that looked out of it, and that face too was in memory of another lit window. 'an eternal window ' yehuda amichai
  • Badinerie3: a wonderful poem by an israeli poet, yehuda amichai:
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