The strong rising voice of the cantor
Lifted my eyes and arms up high,
But it was the soft murmur of the man right in front of me
That carried my feet off the ground.
Edward D. Levin has written poetry and essays on Jewish topics for the past 25 years. He is married to Risa Hiller and father of Holly Levin-Aspenson and Laura Levin. Dr. Levin is a Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. He is a member of Judea Reform Congregation, Durham, NC. Some of his other writings can be found at this web site: tinyurl.com/edl-writings.