Because of the attacks on a kosher grocery in France
all the baguettes in Paris are now circumcised.
Every star wears a yarmulke because the night is holy.
Because of the shooting in a synagogue in Copenhagen
the moon wraps a rabbi's tallit around herself and davens,
leading the prayers. Nothing must stop the prayers.
Wind is the cantor. Bullets are helpless against the wind.
Because it's Saturday night the cops try to keep
everyone off the streets, out of the clubs in case of more shooters.
Stay inside. Be quiet.
But eternal Hasidim, Jews who worship by dancing,
fill the streets down through the centuries
they can't be killed, they're already dead
and nobody dances like they do, spinning, kicking
and waving handkerchiefs over their heads.
Singing and dancing.
Singing and dancing louder than guns.