Dome of the rock and Israeli flag.
(photo credit: MARC ISRAEL SELLEM/THE JERUSALEM POST)
Recently, a group of 52 Harvard students - of all backgrounds and faiths - visited Israel for 10 days during the Harvard Israel Trek 2015. Sometimes the impact of such a trip cannot be expressed in prose - but can only be captured in poetry.
What follows is a poem - posted on the Harvard trek blog by Oliver Marjot - a British PhD candidate studying Medieval Latin at Harvard - that reflects his transformative experience.