The daily poem

Click to follow
The Independent Online
For copyright reasons we are not able to provide the full text of the poem on this database. Following are the details of the publication in which it appears.

The Diameter of the Bomb

Yehuda Amichai was born in Germany in 1924 into an Orthodox Jewish home, and moved to Palestine in 1936. His collections include Amen and Great Tranquillity: Questions and Answers. This poem is from Selected Poems of Yehuda Amichai published by Penguin. Tonight, Yehuda Amichai will be reading with Denise Levertov at The Purcell Room, South Bank Centre, London at 7.30pm.