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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: ALEX BEN-ARI

I ASK FORGIVENESS By Alex Ben-Ari Translated by Vivan Eden I ask forgiveness of all the poems Born misshapen because of my desire to write them I ask forgiveness of all the people Whose lives were disrupted by my desire … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: TWO MERMAID POEMS

Editor’s Note: In response to last week’s feature, Saturday Poetry Series favorites Erin Lyndal Martin and Elana Bell introduced me to two more fabulous mermaid poems. These poems have been swimming through my mind all week, and are too fantastic … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: DES LIENS INVISIBLES, TENDUS / TAUT, INVISIBLE THREADS

From DES LIENS INVISIBLES, TENDUS / TAUT, INVISIBLE THREADS Poems by Dara Barnat; Translations by Sabine Huynh: A BRILLIANT FISH We must choose each other again and again. The feeling is a brilliant fish you catch a thousand times. We … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: POETRY GENIUS

Editor’s Note: Every once in a while on this series I like to give a shout out to an organization that is furthering poetry in America today, and so today I want to introduce you to the wonder that is … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: THE SONG OF SONGS

Depiction of Solomon and Pharaoh’s daughter reciting the Song of Solomon. This image is in the public domain. From THE SONG OF SONGS From the Hebrew Bible I am a rose of Sharon, a lily of the valleys. As a … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: GILI HAIMOVICH

By Gili Haimovich: * My Hebrew is going to get hurt. So how will she continue to adorn me? Through my attachment to her she multiplies, as if allowing me more time to lament. * הָעִבְרִית שֶׁלִּי תֵּכֶף תִּפָּצַע ?אָז … Continue reading

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SATURDAY POETRY SERIES PRESENTS: JOAN PRUSKY GLASS

THE BATHING SCENE FROM MARGUERITE DURAS’S THE LOVER By Joan Prusky Glass “Very early in my life it was too late.”                           – M. Duras, The Lover I read The Lover when I was fifteen. The girl’s red doll lips became … Continue reading

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