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7 Haiku for Parsha Vayigash (in which the Jews move on up)

I
A father and a
son’s soul intertwined. Please
don’t keep Benjamin.

II
Joseph no longer
can contain himself. Takes off
his Egyptian mask.

III
Joseph’s family
is moving on up. Egypt
is the old east-side.

IV
Unknown destiny
in Egypt. God stops by with
reassurances.

V
Jacob’s children, not
just children, but parents of
many, many names.

VI
Presumed god Pharaoh
takes a blessing from Jacob
in the name of God.

VII
Egyptians sell all
they have to Pharaoh. Meanwhile
Goshen Jews propser.

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