Poetry Forum Areas

Introduce Yourself

New to PoetrySoup? Introduce yourself here. Tell us something about yourself.

Looking for a Poem

Can't find a poem you've read before? Looking for a poem for a special person or an occasion? Ask other member for help.

Writing Poetry

Ways to improve your poetry. Post your techniques, tips, and creative ideas how to write better.

High Critique

For poets who want unrestricted constructive criticism. This is NOT a vanity workshop. If you do not want your poem seriously critiqued, do not post here. Constructive criticism only. PLEASE Only Post One Poem a Day!!!

How do I...?

Ask PoetrySoup Members how to do something or find something on PoetrySoup.


You have an ad blocker! We understand, but...

PoetrySoup is a small privately owned website. Our means of support comes from advertising revenue. We want to keep PoetrySoup alive, make it better, and keep it free. Please support us by disabling your ad blocker on PoetrySoup. See how to enable ads while keeping your ad blocker active. Also, did you know you can become a PoetrySoup Lifetime Premium Member and block ads forever...while getting many more great features. Take a look! Thank you!

Read Poems by Lali Tsipi Michaeli

Lali Tsipi Michaeli Avatar  Send Soup Mail  Block poet from commenting on your poetry

Below are poems written by poet Lali Tsipi Michaeli. Click the Next or Previous links below the poem to navigate between poems. Remember, Poetrysoup is an environment of encouragement and growth. Thank you.

List of ALL Lali Tsipi Michaeli poems

Best Lali Tsipi Michaeli Poems

+ Follow Poet

The poem(s) are below...


NextLast

Legend of the body

Legend of the body 

Well, I was gone 
it was on the day the mouth widened open in front of 
a vacant audience 
a hall world, devoid of ears 
and started shouting

As it happened
the hearing merits were sealed 
and the hall world faded out to mute 
and silence was hovering over the face of the earth
such 
a white silence
well bleached 


You know,
unlike a wedding dress
like Butoh dancers
white linen cloths with a pinch of pure soul within 
white washed face
and a drizzling drop of blood that escaped the ear's cave
all of that, in front of a vacant audience 
Do you know how it feels to shout in front the hollow hall world
Familiar with the colossal reverberation?   
If the hall world does not mute 
the eardrum could explode
hence
there is no voice, nor any that answers  
you stand alone in the life capsule 
open wide within a body

   
translated by Nadavi Noked

from: Tractate of faces, Ahshav publisher, Israel, 2015


Copyright © Lali Tsipi Michaeli | Year Posted 2017

NextLast

Post Comments

Please Login to post a comment




A comment has not been posted for this poem. Be the first to comment.



Back