Twitter poetry 2021: Week 20

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. Here in Israel, we are now at a ceasefire with Hamas in Gaza (as of last night)... and some of my poetry from this week and from last was naturally "inspired" (if war can inspire) by the horrible… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 20

Brothers, or: Druthers

My 1st Goliardic verse Shul* was once family; wherein all Jews were brothers Rending hearts before God, He, One; there were no others; We've maintained sense of kin, of siblings, fathers, mothers, Still, communities waned, per most Jews' private druthers * shul = synagogue in Yiddish FYI: Festival of Shavuot (Pentecost) The Jewish festival of… Continue reading Brothers, or: Druthers