My grandparents left me Emunah Beyond their rheumy gazes And their nightmarish dreams Was a stillness — Read more
Pessie (Sherry) Horowitz
Pessie (Sherry) Horowitz received an MFA in poetry from New England College, through which she received the Joel Oppenheim Scholarship Award. You can find her poems and book reviews in magazines such as Jewish Action, Innisfree, Poetry Journal, Poems Niederngasse, Prism: A Holocaust Journal, Midstream, Tygerburning, Poetry International/Web del Sol Review, A Quest for God Anthology (UK) and OVS Magazine. Most recently her work has been nominated for the Pushcart Poetry Prize. She lives in Wesley Hills, New York, with her husband and their five children. To hear an interview with Pessie, please visit http://www.ou.org/life/inspiration/you-be-poet-didnt-know-it-pessie-sherry-horowitz-stephen-savitsky/#.UT3-jaz02IA.
Professor Yehoshua November’s debut poetry collection God’s Optimism won the 2010 Main Street Rag Poetry Book Award, Read more
Before we light the Shabbos candles, she puts my hair up into a braid: She pulls the chestnut sections tight, tugs the young strands out: Read more
Grandfather’s passing was a whisper— a final billowing and undulating sigh that drew over our heads curled in our nostrils heady and suffocating mist of ash. He lived a muted life; but not for loss of… Read more