Sunday, Oct 17, 2021

Springtime for Yidden

Despite the cold harsh winter The flowers now shall bloom I see today a sunny day Can dispel all the gloom Indeed we made a bracha We saw the tiny bud That sprouted under dark clouds And rains that caused a flood

For Nissan is now over

And spring is in the air

I’m sure the smell of blooming hope

Will purify the air

 

The sun will shine brightly

And melt the winter’s cold

With green grass fields

And chirping birds

Salvation will unfold

 

And harmony will fill the air

For all of us at home

Across the globe

For all of those

Who will not read this poem

 

Jails will spring

The innocent

And peace will bloom worldwide

And somehow all antagonists

Will now take our side

 

And all the evil in the world

Will soon just melt away

And children will then

Be themselves

To learn, to laugh, to play

 

And families will reunite

And peaceful bliss shall rain

With droplets that are filled with joy

And wash away disdain

 

It sounds like just

A fantasy

A silly poet’s dream

A plot that is impossible

A raving madman’s scheme

 

But no, my friend

The sun does shine

Remember all the frost

And days that were just darkness

We thought the sun was lost

 

And look, my friend!

Yes, all has changed!

And winter’s just like shade

When sun is cast

Its memories

Of all the cold does fade

 

We’re no longer in Egypt

We’re traveling towards home

A stop at Sinai we shall make

No longer shall we roam

 

And winter’s spell

Is cast away

And melted in the sun

And all will shine

In light Divine

As they declare as one

 

That winter’s cold

Will freeze no more

Thawed eternally

His brightness and

His splendor there

For everyone to see

 

And sprouting from

The whole world’s lips

Like a blooming floral bud

Will come the words

We’ve longed to hear

Hashem, Ushemo Echod

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