At a Patched Window

"At a Patched Window," a poem by Menke Katz.

I am a lover, a pauper, and a poet.
My heart is clean beneath the threadbare shirt.
I learned wisdom from the Talmudic skies of Lithuania.
I am gracefully uncouth.
I cleaved my grace from the slums of New York.

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At a Patched Window

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