A dedicated haiku   To everyone who Encouraged me to follow My passions and dreams
Stones, Seas, and Memories  By Yoni Schwartzman  every photograph in this book was taken by the author   Copyright    2017...
Hope Against Hope Energy erupting Flowing, emerging From a secret store to yell your roar for war Courage inspiring Guidin...
Let history be a guide to see That humanity always defied Rulers, kings Monarchies fallen Romanoffs and Windsors Dictators...
To Defeat Deviations Naught but help dealt Can stop our evocations Naught but love felt Can reform our foundations  My lip...
Self-Discovery  So many questions labor me  Where should I go  Who should I be  So many swirling all around edict-ed by so...
Stand up and raise your eyes to cities and lies To shinning seas across the expanse curling in the distance  And every mom...
A Better Tomorrow Why can   t we stop the rain of hatred that lands as rockets on the face of Israel  Why can   t the worl...
Let   s finally knock down the Berlin Wall for real this time, So the Western Wall won   t fall into ruin Together be free...
Blinded to Death  A clear tear drops off a high cliff poured forth from a man at his lowest point. It fell past all the ma...
So many keys To unknown doors Keeping secrets Hiding yours Those that you store In unfound places Where secrets fester In ...
How come by thee These secrets of mine  How come you nigh To hidden shrine  I stored my secrets Under mountains Beneath ro...
Wood Lives On Sunlight dims and colors darken Trees shake limbs and proud elk hearken Meandrous creek whispers on Obliviou...
Gold At The Equinox  Springing, rustling Saplings sprout Their leaves and buds at season   s out Birds roost in ancestral ...
Har Nevo  You just don   t see the land as I do, You lost sight of the truth your hate blinded you Rain falls year-round i...
But no You won   t You don   t want to see Reality Why would you How could you sacrifice your Ideology  Is it that They ar...
Walk in the Park Passing me by is a black man with half moon spectacles, yellowed teeth gripping a wooden pipe smoking whi...
Invigorate Nothing revitalizes quite like it With strength as a cold winter stream To invigorate the human spirit Ferocity...
Voices Rising Voices rising higher Violin   s notes strumming faster Drum beats echo deeply across valleys From Times Squa...
Spring Showers  Listening to rain fall in my bed holding me hostage in my room    Til patters stop above my head noon sun ...
I see hundreds of birds in unity Fly in the distance gracefully Swooping and dancing Looping, entrancing But always going ...
Crossroads  Fog deepens from gray to black You can   t go forward You can   t go back Trapped  You   re trapped  in the we...
To choose good Is to tall To choose evil Is to fall The choice is the power The will is the weapon Like all weapons It can...
Run Down Memory Lane Galloping down Bennet Avenue Runs Amitai and Akiva too In the footsteps of history Where once walked ...
Season   s Arrival Sweet scented air passed along through bare tree limbs Soft breeze dances shriveled leaves that unhinge...
Fall Song  Wind dancing boughs of trees    whoosh    of waves made by red leaves Maple   s keys spin down from great heigh...
Lifetimes Work The student who seeks perfection Has only to grapple with himself, If he   s without impatience and aggress...
Strongest Will  A strong will penetrates every thought, has the strength to control everything it was taught. A strong wil...
In hearts, in minds In arrows long Aimed to the East Let fly your song Raise your freedom Your cries abate From inner peac...
Become mastery Of destiny Fulfil the dreams Of so many Wave the flag With all as one Build your home Under the sun Beneath...
Elijah  Walking through the desert haze journeying for forty days He passed the remnants of their camps sand dunes infinit...
Mindful Maxims The subconscious mind lies beneath memories  Experiences that control how we act. Our actions define our fu...
A Song of Your Reflection
Revival of the Lion   s Heart An old man guides a small boy into a white courtyard as an army files in through the gates t...
Clear State Of Consciousness  A powerful mind can revert to its infant state undisturbed by character-molding memories voi...
Jerusalem Reborn You stand on Rechov Misgav Ladach facing golden lions that solemnly guard the way down to the Western Wal...
Like a Lion Lion   s tail waves as her flag in the breeze Hind legs like her tanks beneath the trees Lion teeth sharp as h...
Fire Returned From deepest night a    fire shall be woken a light from the shadows shall spring, Renewed shall be blade th...