Monday, February 4, 2013

4 February 2013

Three for my 65th birthday:

No beautiful corpse
No fast living.  Sixty-five,
And I'm still alive,

I always thought that
I'd die before I got old.
And yet, here I am.
"Bis hundert zwanzig."
A yiddish toast:  "May you live
As long as Moses."
4 February 2013

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