Yehuda Amichai

Yehuda Amichai was an important Israeli poet whose writing has been translated into more than 40 languages. He was a two-time nominee for the Nobel Prize in Literature, and 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

by Yehuda Amichai

‘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. 

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