Other translations by Karen Alkalay-Gut in this issue:

Yehuda Amichai
Raquel Chalfi
Miriam Baruch Chalfi


Translations by Karen Alkalay-Gut in Spring 2000:

Iris Le'al
Leah Rudnitsky
Ben Zion Tomer


A feature on Karen's new book
In My Skin


Poems by Karen in Spring 2000


Karen Alkalay-Gut
Yaffa Zins

Epstein-Nidriosbach August 1996

There was a relief in the calm of the trees
Winds came and late pods emerged
fingers wandered

There is great peace in the sunrise
Hanging emeralds stand
with soft touch slowing in reflected depths

low low sinking in violet
the horizon of expectations errs into depth

throbbing opposite

grasping things by condensing
surprising illusions of identity

all the insides on the brink of shells


Her hushed voice among the sparks
that secret interweaving

Karen Alkalay-Gut Translated by Karen Alkalay-Gut

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