Since this is the second week of January, a time when many of us are focused on New Year’s resolutions (and many of them about health), our contributors take us inside the body. In Laurie Klein’s poem, “Right Brain Blues,” a breast cancer survivor learns...Read More
Sometimes it sounds like barn doors opening, lots of ancient wood and rusty iron creaking and cracking. Other times, it’s a shrill northeasterly wind, rattling the windows of my lungs. Then there’s that panting of the overheated dog, the rapid wheeze of an accordion playing...Read More
As 2015 begins, everything seems possible. What choices will you make in the coming year? This week’s contributors depict some big decisions. In a narrative poem by Yermiyahu Ahron Taub, “The Introvert Who (Almost) Ran for Town Council,” a concerned citizen...Read More
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