The Oath

Abraham Shlonsky


By these eyes that have seen the woe and grief,
their outcries heaving to my heart’s embrace,
by this compassion which taught me: forgive
till the time did come too awful for grace—
I have taken this oath: as I breathe and live,
to forget not a thing of that which took place.
Till the tenth generation—forget no jot,
till the last of my insults…
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