1:1 God hovered over the welter and waste
on the face of the deep.
1:2 His brooding condensed
in droplets of light
and conceived the shore of speech.
1:3 And he cried, Yehí! Let-it-be!
1:4 From his own breath he fashioned
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Great anticipation and much pleasure always accompany the release of a new book of poetry by a major poet. This certainly is the case for Chana Bloch's “Swimming in the Rain, New and Selected Poems 1980-2015” (Autumn House Press). The book includes 29 new poems and includes...
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Best friends Chana Bloch and Chana Kronfeld argue occasionally. Most often their disputes involve commas, line breaks and word connotations.
Bloch and Kronfeld work together to translate Hebrew poetry, including “Hovering at a Low Altitude,” the collected works of late Israeli...