(Words : Chava Alberstein / Melody : Folk)
Chava Alberstein (Israel)
A clock that stopped ticking is a sign
A mirror that cracked is a sign
A little feather on the window sill
A butterfly entangled in my curtains
Rain on a hot summer day
Ebb and tide it is all an allegory
All secrets with no meaning
What is the allegory
and what is the connection
Why do I still not understand?
A torn string is a sign
A blown out candle is a sign
A letter sent back to its sender
A dry flowerpot suddenly blooms
a crowing crow-what tidings does it bring?
But there is one sign I figured out on my own
and I understand it very well
Burning hot cheeks strong heartbeats
feeling hot, and cold, and shivering, sleepless nights
what does it mean?
I understand now.
Day dreaming, crying for no reason
What does it mean? It means Love.