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Subject: ARAB-ISRAELI CONFLICT
Matches Found: 18

ALL THINGS NOT CONSIDERED, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: You cannot stitch the breath
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; Death; Arab-israeli Conflict; Dead, The


ANNIVERSARIES OF WAR: HULEIKAT -- THE THIRD POEM ABOUT DICKY, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: In these hills, even the towers of oil wells
Last Line: Was once an open palm and fingers
Subject(s): Death; Middle East - Conflicts; Dead, The; Arab-israeli Conflict


ANNIVERSARIES OF WAR: TEL GATH, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I brought my children to the mound
Last Line: And forgive me for the things I didn't do
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; Arab-israeli Conflict


ANNIVERSARIES OF WAR: WHAT DID I LEARN IN THE WARS, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: What did I learn in the wars
Last Line: The white of clouds and the expanse of sky blue / and endless stars
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; Arab-israeli Conflict


CARGO MOVING TO GAZA (1988), by MARVIN BELL    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: A tree donated years back struggles
Subject(s): Arabs; Israel (state); Life; Middle East - Conflicts; Arab-israeli Conflict


FOR MOHAMMED ZEID OF GAZA, AGE 15, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no stray bullet, sirs
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; Death - Children; Gaza, Palestine; Arab-israeli Conflict; Death - Babies


OFF THE WALDHEIM, by EDWARD DORN                Poet's Biography
First Line: The papal audience is about as low as it gets
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; United Nations; Arab-israeli Conflict


RECOGNITION, by MIRIAM TEICHNER    Poem Text            
First Line: So-you have 'recognized' the jew?
Last Line: "since, wisely, now you ""recognize"" the jew."
Subject(s): Ethnic Identity; Jews; Middle East - Conflicts; Judaism; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 1, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Mr. Beringer, whose son / fell at the canal that strangers dug
Last Line: That drift away
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; Fathers & Sons; Death; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 2, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: As a child he would mash his potatoes
Last Line: His body goes on being bathed and purified / forever
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; Death; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 3, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: The tomb of the unknown soldier
Last Line: By the glutton of hearts. Amen
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; Unknown Soldier; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 4, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I came upon an old zoology textbook, / brehm, volume ii, birds
Last Line: Oh my friend / red-breasted
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; World War I; Death; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 5, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dicky was hit. / like the water tower at yad mordechai
Last Line: A little to the north, near huleikat
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; Death; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 6, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Is all of this / sorrow? I don't know
Last Line: Or where it comes from
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; Cemeteries; Israel; Patriotism; Grief; Arab-israeli Conflict


SEVEN LAMENTS FOR THE WAR-DEAD: 7, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Memorial day for the war-dead: go tack on
Last Line: Behind all this, some great happiness is hiding
Subject(s): Middle East Conflicts; Death; Arab-israeli Conflict


TERROR, by JEROME ROTHENBERG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Dream of the jews
Subject(s): Jews; Middle East - Conflicts; Mysticism - Judaism; Terrorism; Judaism; Arab-israeli Conflict


THE SMALL VASES FROM HEBRON, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Tip their mouths open to the sky
Last Line: And the long sorrow of the color red.
Subject(s): Arabs; Arabs - Women; Middle East - Conflicts; Arab-israeli Conflict


WILDPEACE, by YEHUDA AMICHAI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Not that of a cease-fire
Subject(s): Middle East - Conflicts; Arab-israeli Conflict