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Continuing the high standards of the JPS Jewish Poetry Series, this volume presents poems that have become twentieth-century classics. Included are eighty poems printed in English and Hebrew on facing pages.

Contents By Way of a Preface by T. Carmi Introduction by Robert Friend NEW POEMSWith Walter and Amati 3 The Calm Patient 5 In a Bookshop 7 Telephone Silence 9 I Am Not in New York 11   Robot in Autumn 13 COURTEOUS TO MYSELFA Sober Challenge 17 Rain Poem 19 Fordham: Late Summer 21 A Pear, for Instance 23 Record 23 Courteous to Myself 25 A Brief Note from Jerusalem 25 A Lesson in Translation 27 To Jerusalem Yes 29 Beyond Sleep and Waking 31 Limits of Vision 33 The scent of pines and yearning... 35 New Diagnoses 37 Opening to the Light 41 Exposure 41 On the Seasons Text and on Its Marginalia 43 Sunset 45   A Little Inquiring Poem 47 vii   C h a p t e r Home  | T O C This Scholar PDF version is for use on stand- alone, non- institutional computers only. Printed editions of this book may be available at www. publishersrow. com

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Front MatterSUNSET POSSIBILITIES AND OTHER POEMSOther books in JEWISH POETRY SERIES CopyrightAcknowledgmentsContents ( for Hebrew original)Contents (for English translation)By Way of a PrefaceIntroductionNEW POEMSWith Walter and AmatiThe Calm PatientIn a BookshopTelephone SilenceI Am Not in New YorkRobot in AutumnCOURTEOUS TO MYSELFA Sober ChallengeRain PoemFordham: Late SummerA Pear, for InstanceRecordCourteous to MyselfA Brief Note from JerusalemA Lesson in TranslationTo Jerusalem YesBeyond Sleep and WakingLimits of Vision The scent of pines and yearning . . . New DiagnosesOpening to the LightExposureOn the Season's Text and on Its MarginaliaSunsetA Little Inquiring PoemPOEMS FROM END TO ENDAnother TimeFrom a Late DiaryA Future without a PerhapsA Celebration beyond ThingsA Little Research in SnowSunset PossibilitiesLittle Spring NoteRomantic ReminderVarieties of SadnessLectureThe Eternal PresentArrivingOF TIME AND PLACEFrom Jerusalem: A First PoemJerusalem MoonLeak's* AbsenceMovingFrom an Autumnal Brief-CaseAbstract AfternoonA Long Breath, A Solitary GardenFIRE AND SILENCEBrief MorningClouds, Lightning of the SeaFrom Noon to Little EveningFrom Lincoln Center: Words on the Henry Moore SculptureNuances of BrownThe First TimeBlood and RainNew York: February 1965Van Gogh: WilliamsburgA Somewhat Clouded StudyPigeon FeedersUnexpected HopeMadeleine and NetsImage of a Friend against TimeUnder the Sign of Appeasement and RainCoruscations against NowMAP OF EVENINGThe Tired HunterBetween Childhood and KingdomSpring Lines: 1959On Heat and ColdUnusual CalmWords of Oblivion and PeaceSketch of the VoyagerSkin after SkinBetween Rain and RainA Small, Proud AutumnFrom Rains on the IslandLakesThe Evening FleshClock Facing MirrorFrom Regarding the Month of April and the Expiring HourConcerning the Cherry TreeFrom New York: On the Wheel of SummerCANDLE AGAINST THE STARS (1954) Night. And I am drinking . . . From Maine LandscapesHow Shall I Praise
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