Day 9 – 1897 a poem in 4 voices

9 Elul 5776
by Martin Nakell

the following is a dialogue between an israeli man (“lo” – “him”) and an israeli woman (“la” – “her”). their dialogue is interspersed with headlines from the 2011 jerusalem post.

i often write in only lower-case letters –

the first zionist congress was held in 1897

lo = him, an Israeli man

la = her, an Israeli woman

all of the material in bold are headlines taken
from the Jerusalem Post of 2011, the year the poem
was written.

To view the poem click here


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