Written for my mother in all of her grandiose. This piece takes on her accent, namely that amplifyed “oi” she would add to every “o” . . . and still hangs in my mind.

Tannaim Poetry Copyright 2000/2018. Music by: The African Classical Music Ensemble with Tunde Jegede. Artistry by: Tanabe Studio (Etsy).

HEBREW GIRL (Goin’ Home)

Negro . . . Colored . . . Black . . . African-American . . .

Emphatically . . . Hebrew (House of Yahuda)

Tannaim Poetry Copyright 2000/2018 Music by: A mix of Strange Fruit (Instrumental) The Professionals; Vuvuzela African Horn (Zulu boy); and, The African Hebrew Heritage Ensemble, Zulu 6-8 (Drumming). Artistry by: Deviant Art, African Woman by Drucilka.