Poem of the Week, by Yehuda Amichai

Forgetting Someone
– Yehuda Amichai (tr. Chana Bloch and Stephen Mitchell)

Forgetting someone is like forgetting to turn off the light
in the backyard so it stays lit all the next day

But then it is the light that makes you remember.

For more information on Yehuda Amichai, please click here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/yehuda-amichai

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