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I Am the Jew

A poem that directly confronts the ideological core of Anti-Semitism, and its foul absurdity.

Methuselah, Voice of the Forest

Part One The world is a forest, Its trees reverberating with chatter. The sounds that compose the background Loudly scream their slants, Repeating until all the animals and plants Are […]

Identified

I thought I was a person. Identify me! My spirit cries out for attention. Its despair Thickens the air Of dissension That quiets my raspy voice box. I run to […]

The Autistic Voice

Streams of words Flow as drops on paper From the fountain pen, Their source. Communication is easy when written, But when spoken it often feels forced. Although I am normal […]

Never Again (Conversations with God)

On December 19, 2012, I visited Yad Vashem, Jerusalem’s Holocaust memorial. “Never Again” is a feeble attempt to put the horrific events of the Holocaust and my humbling experience in […]

The Eyes

Behind every wall and frame, There are oceans of faces Looking, searching, But never finding. The exploration is thorough, As if they are hunting a thief Who was reckless And […]

“The Truth about Change”

We seek change when we see fit. We want change when there is a problem, When we have had enough of it. There is something unappealing About the people and […]

Fated Lines

Faith, Fate. They are intertwined. Face them both aligned Before it is too late To see the signs Fading in straight lines.

Windswept Feathers

Behold; it is here. The moment we have waited for is here. Years have passed us by; The seasons have melted our hearts And made possible this opportunity To set […]

The Artist’s Rebuttal

Who are you to censor my art? Art is art. Art is free. Art is for everybody to see, To behold their own, To stimulate the human imagination Which we […]

The Spirit of a Nation

The spirit of a nation Is the unity and integration Of many ethnicities and religions and social classes, Rich people and poor people, Leaders and followers, Aristocrats and commoners, Woven […]

Time Capsules

A poem is a capsule of emotion, Locked in time When words cannot suffice alone.   Language flows like a river When the similes and metaphors Ride over the idioms […]

Echo Chambers

Opinions are wanted. Opinions are good. This is the case if we’re inside Echo chambers, Where only my perspective is multiplied.   You’re wrong! You’re right! Our friendship is over […]

The Chain That Binds Us

What is the chain That binds us together, The links invisible That intertwine our simple lives Into complex webs Of experiences that are, were, And are yet to have been? […]