Monthly Archives: March 2016

SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE BOOK OF ESTHER BY STACEY ZISOOK ROBINSON

By popular demand, in celebration of Purim we are re-featuring this stellar poem by Stacey Zisook Robinson, in conversation with your faithful editor at the crossroads of feminism and midrash. By Stacey Zisook Robinson: THE BOOK OF ESTHER That blush … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: DECENCY

From DECENCY By Marcela Sulak: selections from SOLIDARITY vi. Virginity It’s not that you get tired, it’s that it starts to be the only thing, starts to disappear you. Your parents phone you at college to ask: how is your … Continue reading

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Sarah Freligh: Two Poems

A Letter to You About Myself I still do bad things. Sometimes I bite my fingernails, not down to the quick, but only to even out the rough spots. Last week my thumb snagged a new pair of tights. All … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT

From RIVER ELECTRIC WITH LIGHT By Sarah Wetzel: A WORSHIP OF RIVERS If I must choose a word for you, let it be river. Not the river’s smoothed banks that, like skin, give form to breath and blood, the throb … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: YEHUDA AMICHAI

AN ARAB SHEPHERD IS SEARCHING FOR HIS GOAT ON MOUNT ZION By Yehuda Amichai An Arab shepherd is searching for his goat on Mount Zion And on the opposite hill I am searching for my little boy. An Arab shepherd … Continue reading

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