Salted with my tears (Matzah Brie recipe)

I miss Papa. Pesach is the holiday that most reminds me of him. Beyond images of my father at our family seders, I most vividly recall the taste and texture his matzah brei, which I continue to prepare myself and enjoy annually at home (salted this year with my tears).- Me, 'The Skeptic's Kaddish' #41,… Continue reading Salted with my tears (Matzah Brie recipe)

Twitter poetry 2021: Week 13

My blogger-poet-friend Ingrid inspired me to create a Twitter account and start writing #APoemADay, which I began on January 1, 2021. This week, with my six-year-old daughter at home every day during the Passover holiday, I had less time alone with my thoughts ~ there were things on my mind that I wanted to write poems about, which I… Continue reading Twitter poetry 2021: Week 13

Freedom, or: The fix

EPIGRAPH: Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality.- T. S. Eliot (1888-1965) Freedom frustrated Forever following forms Feels the fix is in Shabbat & Pesach (Passover) Dear friends, I am offline for two days until sunset on… Continue reading Freedom, or: The fix