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Translation of the marked section:

“History is enough

it’s looking for mine too

to castrate, to cut off with papers pages

sharper than any knife; to crush

and to stuff my mouth forever

with what it cut off

as in the mutilation of war-dead

so that I won’t sing except in a sterile chirp

so that I will learn many languages

and no one of them mine

so that I will be scattered and dispersed.”

Y. Amichai