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The literary magazine of Jerusalism

a selection from City of Skypapers
by Marcela Sulak
October 5, 2021

“Oh yes, please save yourself for poetry,” / said a Libyan friend to my “I dont’want to be political— / I’m just alive” fb note.

What Use Is Poetry, The Poet Is Asking
by Rachel Tzvia Back
August 23, 2021

“The little-boy body wrapped in shrouds / is now / the single certainty.”

5 Poems by Hedva Harechavi
by Hedva Harechavi and Linda Stern Zisquit
August 1, 2021

All in all I’m a worn-out dog living between volcanic mountains / that God created for her, circling in silence / after nothing but to talk to talk to talk to talk …

Stop talking about words
by Gali-Dana Singer and Liza Michaeli
June 6, 2021

“stop talking about words / talk with words / contentedly / sufficiently / fully”

5 Poems by Susan Afterman
by Susan Afterman and Linda Stern Zisquit
May 9, 2021

“Also my mother and also me / it turns out / were pregnant // and we miscarried on the same day”

HaShoah thru Poetry
by Mindy Aber Barad, Helen Bar-Lev, Joanna Chen, Micha Danziger, Wendy Dickstein, Sari Ellen, Judith Fineberg, Larry Lefkowitz, Diti Ronen, Jacqueline Schaalje, Yael Unterman.
April 8, 2021

“Go, go to Auschwitz. / Maybe you’ll get a few poems out of it. “

Legends & Dreams: a poetry exchange
by Gabriel Levin and Zali Gurevitch
February 21, 2021

“So whose dream are we talking of? Or perhaps we should ask for whom was the dream intended?”