Sunday, June 5, 2005

Wonders Instead of Hapiness

כ’האבּ געבּעטן ווּנדער אנשטאט גליק אין דוּ האסט דיי מיר געגעבּן
"I prayed for wonders instead of hapiness,
and You gave them to me."
- Abraham Joshua Heschel, 1933
the epigraph to
דער שם המפורש: מענטש - לידער
(The Ineffible Name of God: Man - Poems)



The background image on this page is a Hebrew translation of the verse from Bob Dylan's song  It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding), from which the title of this blog is taken. Translation courtesy of Yoram Aharon of Hod-HaSharon's page--found via YudelLine-- which has many Dylan lyrics in Hebrew.