Kosi R'vayah-My Cup Runneth Over
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Kosi R'vayah-My Cup Runneth Over
This chant is intended to focus our attention on each of the four cups of wine during the Passover seder. As you pour each cup, chant the following words from Psalm 23 – " Kosi R'vayah, " translated as "my cup runneth over" or "my cup is overflowing." The brimming cups and music create a beautiful seder ritual.
You can learn the three parts of this chant by listening to them separately and together on Ritualwell.org.
Kosi R'vayah is available on the Chanscendence CD by Rabbi Shefa Gold.
This clip originally appeared on Ritualwell.org.
by Stanley Kunitz
Summer is late, my heart.
Words plucked out of the air
some forty years ago
when I was wild with love
and torn almost in two
scatter like leaves this night
of whistling wind and rain.
It is my heart that's late,
it is my song that's flown.
Outdoors all afternoon
under a gunmetal sky
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