Chill J’lem Night
More thoughts to drown out the brain noise,
More unexpected emotions to blend in with everything around,
Dark, chill J’lem night
To claim another day,
It’s dark–not simply dim!
I want to tell the world about my life,
Want to share hidden secrets,
R’ Nachman’s tikkun hatzot:
The time for it has long passed,
Another squandered chance?
Or a newly-discovered opportunity for tshuva?
I yearn sleep,
More people come ‘n go
Fall by the wayside of my life journey,
More girls met,
More dates cancelled,
Memories don’t die–only we do!
Memories remain etched within us,
I’ll awaken to witness the sunrise above Baka
Arabs used to live here
Now, it’s our turn
Oh, now I see–