Tag Archive 'Passover'

Apr 25 2012

FALSE IDOLS (a short, short passover story)

Gray ocean walls fold over Pharaoh’s army. On the insecure, shifting sands of paradox, fear always seeks absolutes, and so we enslave ourselves. The easy answer creates our golden calf. Later, when forced to abandon that golden calf, we, fearing true freedom, still refuse to abandon some One Right Answer. Madeleine Sklar© 2012

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Apr 12 2012

MIRIAM’S SONG (A Passover poem)

Published by under Thoughts About Our World

MIRIAM’S SONG Sea walls fold suddenly over ear splitting silence. “And Moses led the men in song.” The last notes sink below our feet In burnished metallic waters, impeccable as Egyptian cats. “Then Miriam the prophetess took timbrel in her hand and all the women went out after her in dance with timbrels. And Miriam […]

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