Click Here to Read: Fifty Years of Life in America from The Edward Blank YIVO Vilna Collections Project on the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research website on December 10, 2018.
Welcome back to our poetry column, everyone. Since we’re an international readership, some of us are still finishing up the last of our turkey, while others are doing that at the same time as celebrating Hanukkah, which began last night.
In these turbulent times, it certainly is somewhat relaxing to experience (I use this word advisedly, because “enjoy” is not always the right word for poems that are meant to make us think and feel deeply).
Although, not only as a poetry editor but as someone who has been passionate about poetry for many years, I am at least superficially acquainted with the work of most contemporary poets, it wasn’t until recently that I discovered the work of Frederick Feirstein. And what a marvelous discovery it was! Continue reading POETRY MONDAY: December 3, 2018
To readers of Poetry Monday: Our Poetry Editor, Irene Willis, is on book leave and will be back when her current project is finished.
Meanwhile, keep reading poetry. She recommends these:
The Black Bear Inside Me
by Robin Becker
Losers Dream On
by Mark Halliday
Another Way to Play:
by Michael Lally
The Best American Poetry
2018, Guest-edited by
Dana Goia; Series Editor,
and says, “That ought to keep you busy for awhile. If possible, have a happy October and get outdoors.”
Click Here to Read: The Etrog: Fiction by Nobel laureate S.Y. Agnon, for Sukkot, in a new English translation by Jeffrey Saks By S. Y. Agnon on the Tablet website on September 25, 2015.
S.Y. Agon. The David B. Keidan Collection of Digital Images from the Central Zionist Archives (via Harvard University Library). Public Domain via Wikimedia Commons