Cups Without Wine by Yehudah Halevi

Cups without wine are low things
Like a pot thrown to the ground,
But brimming with the juice, they shine
Like body and soul.

From: http://www.poetry.net/poem/42516

Date: c1100 (original in Hebrew); 1973 (translation in English)

By: Yehudah Halevi (c1075-1141)

Translated by: Robert Mezey (1935- )

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