Mikveh (attest to Infinite Affliction) (poem)

Here it is this ritual bath this Mikveh magnificently Roman a thousand years old in Speyer this important city for the Jewish community in the Middle Ages . here they are this deep staircase these flowered columns these steps marked with the footsteps of so many past bodies of this immense and infinitely wounded but still vivid tradition . here it is these deep waters in which these bodies infinitely purified themselves … Lire la suite Mikveh (attest to Infinite Affliction) (poem)