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Tag: poetry

The Pain of Singing Carlebach

Wrestling with the legacy of signing melodies by Shlomo Carlebach— prolific and influential song leader, and also a known abuser.

Facing History at the Angel Island Immigration Station

My great-grandfather was detained at Angel Island. Immigrants carved tens of thousands of poems into every square inch of the barrack walls, describing their anguish of captivity and longing for home. 

A Pain in the Ass

My job was to keep my father safe in the world without compromising his dignity. I can only imagine how difficult it was for him—the parent—to take orders from me—the child.

An Expected Unexpected Death

Three poems from Lesléa Newman about the impact of her mother’s death on her father and herself.

Tell Me How You Got Here: An Interview With Emily Franklin

Emily Franklin is back, this time with her first collection of poetry, Tell Me How You Got Here (Terapin Books) and she chats with Fiction Editor Yona Zeldis McDonough about the many and varied sources of her inspiration. 

Countering Isolation with Poetry

Poets use language as a means of connection and coping that makes the listener, in turn, feel just a little bit less alone.

Talking Back to The Red Tent in the #MeToo Era

Thus, when I ask students to respond in writing to The Red Tent, one question is, “Is Diamant’s midrash a feminist one? Can the redefinition of (possible) sexual assault as consensual sex be a feminist enterprise?