Thoughts on an antisemitic children’s author

There is a trait in the Jewish character that does provoke animosity, maybe it’s a kind of lack of generosity towards non-Jews. I mean, there’s always a reason why anti-anything crops up anywhere; even a stinker like Hitler didn’t just pick on them for no reason. I mean, if you and I were in a… Continue reading Thoughts on an antisemitic children’s author

Cloudless, or: Unbounded

EPIGRAPH: It’s better to look at the sky than live there. Such an empty place; so vague. Just a country where the thunder goes.-Truman Capote (1924 – 1984), Breakfast at Tiffany’s and Three Stories unbounded in a boy's eyes unbounded by societal norms by truisms, by words, by my own eyes, by contrary evidence unbounded… Continue reading Cloudless, or: Unbounded

Thanksgiving in Israel for me

When I lived in the USA, I would always celebrate Thanksgiving at home; I enjoyed the traditional holiday foods and the family time. Also, Thanksgiving happens to be a very, very convenient holiday for Jews in the USA who observe the Sabbath (which begins at sunset on Friday) because Thanksgiving is always on Thursday. Therefore,… Continue reading Thanksgiving in Israel for me

Cognition, or: Deep diving

Poetry Partners #3 'Cognition', a cherita by Jennifer Patino of 'Thistle Thoughts' gaze into my reflecting pool keep prodding & fishing to latch onto my meaning try to catch confessions deep under my surface in your analytical net Jennifer Patino: https://thistlethoughts.com/ A reverse cherita by ben Alexander of ‘The Skeptic’s Kaddish’ In the form of… Continue reading Cognition, or: Deep diving