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Why does evil always Creep back When I least want it  It invades And fills my eyes With hot tears, Destroying the world I ...
Praise His Sun Bless His stars Shinning above the clouds, Master of Death Bringer of Birth Lifter of wedding shrouds  Prai...
Amongst the rotting carrion Who fell in battle, overrun By the teaming beasts that lay at bay Circling and swooping every ...
Something New  A    Spoken Word    poem  Something new Something revolutionary This is what I want From my mind But I cann...
The world is too big, mom  There are too many people Who have walked the path I want to walk, Everything innovative Has be...
Man Alongside Hashem    In God do I trust, I will not be afraid  What can man do unto me      For the greater good I shall...
Let Freedom Reign Freedom flies Across the land From Old City walls To Western sands Driving the wills Of fighting men Who...
Eyes and Tears  They sang The Hope cried out in terror high pitched as children   s screams The evil stabbed me sending th...
Last Flight  The luscious forest with its entangled tree roots diving in and out of the moss covered ground Is home to man...
I tell myself That there   s no such thing As separation But really, every thought Is my opinion That separates me From th...
To reach Limitless Undying light  No more racism  No more hate   To be one With G-d, Him  THE ONE,  Is to be One with the ...
My Lord With you by my side From whom shall I fear  I will walk through The halls of the world And whose power Will rival ...
The Road Goes Ever On And On The  road  goes  ever  on  and  on   Paved  by  my  choices  that  have  gone   Into  the  we...
I wander through the world alone Untampered by Aggression   s throne, The evil hearted he controls Infec ng men with weake...
Some mes I    nd Joy   s mo ves clandes ne Bringing me to lo y heights new and pris ne, Only to drop my heart into the maw...
Come here m_y child  Return  Atop the wall5 an ann_y 5tood  li5ten do5e  their shields bearing a blue device  to what J ha...
1ne Prophet  The Davldlc  Shmuel appointed A king to rule across the land, He chose Shaul of Benyamin To rule from sand to...
Banners waving In the wind Painted a golden blue, Shine brightly in the rising sun Standing tall and true.  Returned  The ...
Humanity Light years away, unfathomable distances Lay worlds and galaxies filled with stars by the billions In a vacuum th...
Strength s Source Where does true power On Earth reside  In which people Does it linger and hide   I know G-d   s strength...
Arise, flame of the West, Jerusalem, do not crumble into the sea  Israel, do not stay oppressed, Israel, rise, flame of th...
Illusions  A  Spoken Word  Poem  Fake realities Surround us Illusions that we All trust  Racism is insanity Mankind s grea...
Unlearn what you know Of time and death Life itself is bound to them As long as you view them As a reality Be free of The ...
I look upon umbrellas and kites past the people to nature   s sights, Into the blue of the great deeps to unlock the secre...
Oh G-d above You have my love  til end of time every word and rhyme I give to you my one and true Lord, in all His might g...
Kung Fu  Lion moves His great torso forwards Extending his gigantic claw towards The incoming attacker T he horse rider St...
Morning Rising  The birds arose from their deep slumber Breaking the brutal chill air asunder With their songs sang from h...
   Haikai  No  Ku   You   re  an  amazing   Cement  binding  all  my  thoughts   Into  a  poem      A  sparrow  flying   G...
A Fenced Blaze  Anger is a Fire which can be used for warmth when it   s properly controlled. Or Fire can be a conflagrati...
Sang the bird that flew so free Why do you remain in your tree  Can   t you see the world   s beauty  And enjoy tranquilit...
I am Yonatan Meir Schwartzman I am a wolf, eyes gleaming in the night As a beacon of hope In a world filled with fright. A...
The Pursuit Of Happiness  a    Spoken Word    poem  Happiness Why is it That you possess me so often  I mean, you didn   t...
What happiness has taught me Is that Once you push yourself to Start all the little projects You know, the ones you said y...
Day  1.  There was nothing Neither darkness nor light Before man s foot emblazoned itself Upon the cold, harsh World.  t-d...
Emergence  a    Spoken Word    poem   Everything just spins around me The world, it goes on and on Forever and for always ...
Transcending lifetimes Embossed upon the inner construct Of our interconnected souls. From where does The devastation spew...
Its strength will outmatch Our hysterical wickedness Uncorrupted amidst the greatest deception of mankind, In that generat...
My heart yearns for the pull of the waves Crashing against the sand of the bays, Her foam gushing amongst the rocks The oc...
And now her melody fills the air Igniting tranquility beyond compare, At high tide she sings the chorus of her tunes Among...
She   s taken my heart She   s holding it in her hand Tormenting me Without end Sending me flying Into insanity Because I ...
Let the tears Stream down Like rivers overflowing Out of your eyes Let them rain Upon your cheeks So they can Wash away Yo...
I just can   t pinpoint it There   s something about My focus My concentration, It   s hell-bent on believing That the wor...
Finally, motivate yourself With positive energy, Uncap your happiness That you love so dearly, And let it carry you in lif...
Power  Corrupts   There  once  lived   Two  men  who  were  bestowed   With  divine  powers,   They  traveled  the  lands ...
Hunched from our journeys He leans on the side of my shelf Looking into my deep green eyes With his glowing wooden skin He...
Time vanquishes My quivering soul Swallowing my sanity whole He brings death Where there is life He rushes days And causes...
I won   t be remembered For eternity, But my actions Enjoy immortality Without Time   s Choking insanity Memories lost  Le...
I don   t need Any prayers To guide me  Point me In the right direction  The    one less traveled by     I just need To li...
Shine bright As the blazing Sunlight Entrancing me With your dazzling colors You are more beautiful Than all the others I ...
The wind howling ceaselessly into the mountain pass, sends an old oak toppling down crashing against the grass A sonic boo...
Roots flailing In the air the oak waves his goodbye, his green leaves shriveled brown when light escaped the sky Underneat...
Why does money hold worth above friends, peace and harmony  hold worth above love   A spectacular life Of ultimate bliss I...
To meditate And leave my mind I   m required not to find A single speck of attention In order to complete my ascension For...
Time Defeated Time always seems to defeat me to end my happiness to make my sadness endure Time, are you invincible  You r...
Time, you govern the hallway I walk through now, So to fight you isn t worth devoting my life to When I shall spend an ete...
True happiness is Unobtainable in this World, for it   s not true True happiness is A vexation of spirit Without real mean...
We are a collective Consciousness, As one, we feel and see The world around Us We are One A power that Can never be undone...
Life Life is in the cool air that you breath In the towering trees, silhouettes against the deep blue sky It is in the fra...
The almighty time Our ultimate The Wallbarrier Pull up a chair That doesn t exist place your hands on the wall  and look b...
Heaven  My actions in this world Are the stuff of the world to come My actions are blossoms That sprout from the Heavens A...
My soul is chained to the raging inferno That will burn with unprecedented ferocity Until its strength is utterly spent Su...
O  Israel  From the Kinneret to the Tichon To Yerushalayim of golden stone  Over the mountains of the Chermon To the valle...
The Power Within  Get up  Do not let go of your hope. Do not let the world fall into despair. Fight now, fight here at the...
Ocean The water flowing Runs into the horizon To the lands beyond Holocaust Their Voice together Remembered for their sple...
 C Feel  I take risks to express mY.  creativity And to go on an adventure I try to always be happy so that others around ...
      Beyond The History I  passed  through  the  rusted  gates   I  walked  amongst  the  sca ered  graves   with  peelin...
Writers  Block  Sickness   I  feel  so  sick   there  is  a  rock  in  the  river  of  my  mind   it  has  rolled  into  t...
Mashiach  The sky grows dark The Western Wall shakes, Lightning and Thunder crash in the distance As the entire world quak...
The Light of Hashem And all of His wisdom, is bestowed Upon king David   s son, 1 And so Mashiach s reign has begun. And b...
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                                As the snow falls down There is no frown Unless you find your dad For the snow that comes ...
F-A-N-G  He was once a brick Like the rest that carn.e after, Just like a cute poem He d create endless laughter. He await...
Written on his back, F-A-N-G then Yoni Then he was put on a rack. He waited a week To see he creator again, But by then he...
SPRING TIME IS ... Spring time, is Summers rhyme, Summers shine, And summers fine   Spring time, Is Flower time. The years...
Straight and true Is what my dogs do They pull the sled My eyes turn red From the shinning snow bed Into the storm The str...
All through my dreams The wind blows true As I think about the days When I walked down the busy crowded road With my older...
CHAINED They came to us With guns and metal And peace was something they didn   t settle Without putting us in chains Thei...
I wonder why the sun runs away Or how it sends its ray   s Maybe its light goes real fast, Around the Milky Way  I wonder ...
   F-l-Y Fly To the end, Fly From the start. Fly Like an eagle who Flies From the heart. Fly Like a bird Who flies like th...
CAN YOU HEAR ME     Are you there  Will you here my story  My dear Leis, the girl I knew She was sent away To death and to...
What will happen to all the JEWS that work to their fall in the lonely camps  What will happen to me  Anne   s diary kept ...
As I lay on you So warm and so soft, Like a pillow made out of a hay loft. Bugs, none. For they all run As I lay on you  A...
Darkness retreats As the morning chill Descends, when a Glass blanket covers The bends. Fall frost hits. As the moon rises...
I WANT TO BE  I see Muslims. They pray five times Each day, In their very own way. Apart from the rest of the universe. I ...
I Dream     I dream of the day The light showing the way, I dream of the day The sun   s showing its ray. I dream of the n...
Family Is... Knowing that the care you Share, goes to those you love. Feeling like you re one, a Whole, that anything can ...
The Tihilim Box Silver hand Melted blue The sky in the middle. The metal box Has a riddle What is inside   it  Words of pr...
GUTS  I see now I now know how To seek the chow I crave. Hunting is precise I   ve only missed one twice With my K-41 Snip...
The Pen Look at the pen So smooth and shiny, Look at the pen In my fingers, so tiny. Look at the pen So graceful is your i...
An Idea An Idea Rew i   FroM M I  leFt side ea,-.,  When M I Mind received  it  I started to dtur. An Idea was horn  Not g...
   A  hero  can  be   Someone  with  super   powers,   But  a  hero  can  also  be  the  one     who  stopped  the  airpla...
I awoke in my tent Pitched between two massive oak trees, And packed up my backpack With my everyday needs.  I went up yet...
Believe  Believe in peace For the human race , Don   t judge somebody By their face . Believe in hope For it can move moun...
Can you see through the eyes of the enemy, Or can he see through your eyes and see your view  Can you speak the very words...
The Mind s Eyes Unseeing Trees of Green in the night Like silhouettes upon the brink Of the darkness that lay beyond My ey...
Jerusalem  Of  Gold   Jerusalem of gold Of copper and of light For all of your songs, I am a harp I love your Cobblestone ...
The photographs In the background of Most of the pages in this book, Including the Front Cover, Were taken by the author Y...
Poetic Acknowledgments  The following authors   works are quoted in and led to the inspiration of many of the poems in thi...
In memory of Zayde In honor of Grandma Saba and Savta You are my inspiration
About The Authot  Published in September of 2015, Yoni Schwartzman s  The Pursuit of Happiness  contains a dazzling array ...
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