Two Brothers

Two brothers, Moses and Aaron
Here comes Aaron with his robes
The billowing sleeves
Good words
I want.

But those afternoons with Moses —
Hunched over a cup of coffee at the diner
I need.

Small alef; poetry Emor 2
Maqam Sigah
E half-flat F G
Every portion has a maqam
musical figure from the Arabic
cognate in Hebrew
Maqom – Place