At a Park Slope New Year's Day Party I had the Good Fortune to Meet
Itzik Gottesman, formerly a Professor of Yiddish Literature, now associate editor at the Yiddish Forward, whose blog is called Yiddish Song of the Week
"Oy, fishelekh in vaser, zey iz fil beser.
Bay zey iz nit keyn untersheyd, fin klener biz tsu greser.
Oy, fishelekh in vaser, zey iz fil beser.
Bay zey iz nit keyn untersheyd, fun klener biz tsu greser".
"O the fish in water, they have it much better.
They don‘t make a difference
between the smaller ones and bigger ones".
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Builder Levy, who I met tonight, has been photographing in Appalachia for 40 years
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Usually your feelings know things long before your mind does. So, mostly what your thoughts need to do is to tell you to be patient.
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For some, even an attempt to leave themselves alone might constitute an unprecedented approach to a previously unknown internal territory.