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Passover MAG

March 12, 2010
By IgniteTheAirwaves PLATINUM, New City, New York
IgniteTheAirwaves PLATINUM, New City, New York
41 articles 37 photos 25 comments

Favorite Quote:
"Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody." -J.D. Salinger, Catcher in the Rye

Potent daisies overpowering the air,
Water in the vase thick and green.
I think they've started dropping,
But no one's noticed yet.
Oven beeps. Father yells to Mother.
The house is choked with noise, the shouts and calls
Of my loud, forward family.
The leafy salad is being passed, fingers smudging the glass.
By the time it gets to me, I scrape dregs from the bottom.
But I really don't mind.
I hear a joke, and though I'm far away, I laugh.
Before me, my cousins are arguing about the Passover reading,
On who can say “dung hill” or “upon the asses.”
The smell of brisket is overpowering the flowers, pushing through
And I can almost taste the secret recipe
Filtered with soda and the crackle of fizz.
My cousins are yelling,
My aunt is laughing in her oddly brass manner,
But with the slightest pull of lip, I smile
And carry the plates into the kitchen.

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on Jan. 29 2013 at 2:03 pm
Mr.packerbear12 SILVER, Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
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Favorite Quote:
"Judge lest not you be judged"

"Take the plank out of your own eye before the speck out of your brother's"

"live each day as if it's your last"

"God doesn't give you what you can handle, He helps you handle what you are given"

brisket really? not leg of lamb :) i celebrate pesach as well but im not a Jew i'm what you call a goy because i follow the Torah but believe that Yahshua is the messiah its to bad yall don't. Shalom

on May. 2 2011 at 6:41 am
dennis8856 SILVER, New City, New York
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Favorite Quote:
Go go power rangers!


Laiya94 SILVER said...
on Apr. 27 2011 at 6:41 pm
Laiya94 SILVER, Ny, New York
9 articles 0 photos 6 comments

Favorite Quote:
"a bird cannot fly high unless using his own wings." : (an old Jewish proverb)

haha, this is so true! my family also celebrates passover/pesach, and this is exactly what happens. btw, this is totally sketchy, but you live pretty close to me