tonight they are shooting at your gates, Jerusalem.
Sabina told me that she was influenced by the word “shield “ which appears a few times in this poem. I showed her E.M. Lilien's ex-libris for philosopher Martin Buber which used the same idea a few decades before her; she was satisfied to hear about this connection to the first zionist painter.
Copyright Sabina Saad 2007
Ramot Meir, Israel