Just a Box of Dreams (Artists Wanted)

Lately I’ve been dreaming of my sister and me in and around water together. I’ve been sharing the dreams with her and she said she could picture them as little poems in boxes, and maybe some artist could paint them and I could put them all together into a...

The Thanksgiving holiday is fast approaching … and I realize I need to conserve my energy for cooking, cleaning and preparing to welcome my friends into my home for our feast! So, in the spirit of using my energy wisely, I’m re-blogging this post I wrote...

Dreams are perfect poems packed with symbols, puns, and perfectly spontaneous. So why do we feel obliged to edit and revise? {by me at age 23 … March 1986 journal … and yes, I did a little bit of editing} This is poem 19 in my 30 Poems in November...

In Search of My Spiritual Roots (CV)

I often joke that my parents had a mixed marriage. While both are Jewish, my dad was raised in a religious family where they kept Kosher, observed the Sabbath, and tended toward a literal interpretation of the Bible. By contrast, my mother was raised by assimilated...