Poems

David Hush: Chagall and Trees

Chagall From the shtetl, To universal pictures, Of love and humanity.   Such is the way, Of Marc Chagall.   He gives us images of Jewish birth and life, Of Hasidic violinists, Of festival days, Of a Jew in prayer.   For the gift of Chagall’s keen eye, Was to capture, The universal, Within the realm, Of the shtetl.   Such is the way, Of Marc Chagall. David Hush   Trees The calm and stillness, Of a sunlit wood, Disturbed only by The rustling of leaves, Inspires numinous contemplation.   The bark of a tree, Imbraided with patterned lines. Like…

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