[-empyre-] of interest below
swht at clear.net.nz
Sat Oct 27 11:38:33 EST 2012
thanks Alan for posting Alona Kimhi's song. The differences between the
two English translations interest me. Is there an Hebraist on the list
who can say what "habit" (and "momentum" - progress?) implies in Hebrew?
Because like the best work there is a strange ambivalence - uncanny - at
the heart of the song. Humanity is nothing but habit and with no more
than a slight push it is gone.
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