[while, in my little world, I patched a plaster wall And in my little world, I was waiting (just dying!) To take offence at something This is all there is in my sad little world]
In darkness a light shines On you and on me
I never gathered figs from a thorny branch, I never picked a grapefruit off a bramble bush And for the past five- almost six years now!- You know you haven't once looked at me With kindness in your eyes You say Judas is a brother of mine? But sister in our darkness a light shines And all I ever want to say for the rest of my life Is how that light is G-d, And though I've been mistaken on this or that point, That light is nevertheless G-d.
Every thing I thought I'd learned Ambition and illusion turned To drawings on a loose leaf sheet Of tarts and cakes I couldn't eat
What in her do I require? The face of gratified desire What in me does she require? The face of a gratified desire
Brownish spider, Brownish leaf Confirms my deepest held belief. No more spider, No more leaf, No more me, No more belief.