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There is a Mexican saying, 'De medico, poeta y loco/todos tenemos un poco.' We all have a bit of doctor, poet, madman -- or woman -- in us. Nancy Shiffrin takes all three roles ... She stirs us with powerful sounds and images...(She is) self-actualized, a master of detail." Barbara Lombardo, On The Bus, Los Angeles, California.
Shiffrin’s current books are THE
HOLY LETTERS (poems) and MY JEWISH NAME (essays), BOOKSURGE.com.
Her work has been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Canadian
Jewish Outlook, Religion and Literature, Humanistic Judaism, New
York Quarterly, earths daughters, and numerous other periodicals. Through CREATIVE
WRITING SERVICES A Literary Arts Consultancy Shiffrin helps aspiring
writers achieve publication and personal satisfaction.
not the window itself
but its precise duplication on the wall adjacent
the shimmer in the air the Woman chest rising
the shine on our cheeks for the Child
as if sun pouring through dark waters
as if the Architect knew
from THE HOLY LETTERS
available from BOOKSURGE.com
© 2003 Nancy Shiffrin
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