Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai was an important Israeli poet whose writing has been translated into more than 40 languages. His books include Now and In Other Days, Selected Poems of Yehuda Amichai, and Poems. He passed away in 2000. 

A Child is Something Else Again

‘A Child is Something Else Again’ by Yehuda Amichai is a poem about parenthood and childhood. A child represents a great deal, the speaker says, and provides a parent with the will to live.