One Week Passes: A Second Reflection on Pittsburgh

one week passes

it's the first of many

where we will be tasked to work


30 jews so far arrested across the country

hundreds of thousands raised by our allies

our prophets are alive

we are staying open, staying strong, staying loud

the eytz is truly hayim

this shabbat

let us continue to commit to a cycle much older than this hatred

let us rest

pushing back this wave is long work

but we are a people

who tend to *much longer* roots

we will overwhelm their ugliness with that beauty

we will delight in solidarity despite them

we will live *so hard* that they will be pushed back breathless by our soft divinity


we will outlive them


we rest

and, tomorrow,

we outlive them

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