Friday, May 29, 2009

Journey into a Jewish world through poetry

Week One

reflecting inner light from youth's lily pond
I walk in forests
where trees stripped bare stand,

Malbim's sculptures in Haifa's garden by the sea,
where I see more than spruce and pine still
greening, my own reflective life -

     - Judith Zukerman

                  Excerpt from Cheshvan, The Deronda Review