Judah Halevi was a Jewish poet, living in Spain about a thousand years ago. He left us a beautiful poem that I think captures the essence of grief. The translation has been attributed to Chaim Stern, around 1930.
The Brain—is wider than the Sky— For—put them side by side— The one the other will contain With ease—and You—beside— The Brain is deeper than the sea— For—hold them—Blue to Blue— The one the other will absorb— As Sponges—Buckets—do— The Brain is just the weight of God— For—Heft them—Pound for Pound— And theyContinue reading “How Big is the Brain?”
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Bringing you the best of mental health every week. This week’s link of the week is the poem, Kindness, by Naomi Shihab Nye.
Bringing you the best of mental health and relationship articles on the internet. Today’s link from the shrink is: Poetry Genius A great site if you love poetry, don’t understand it, or can’t resist telling everyone what your interpretation is. See the annotations that people leave. In this link is the poem by Philip Larkin Continue reading “The Shrink’s Links: Poetry Genius”