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Poems for Young and Older - Review 2

Poems for Young and Older - Review 2

This is the second year that I have been given the privilege...
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Poems for Young and Older- Review 1

Poems for Young and Older- Review 1

As ESRA Magazine quite often publishes poems, I take for gra...
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Voices at 50

Voices at 50
Voices workshop in Tsfat at the home of Yehudit and Reuven Goldfarb.

Susan Rosenberg, Voices veteran secretary and John Michael Simon, former designer and producer of the Voices anthologies at a workshop

National President Judy Koren L. with Haifa member Iris Dan, R. a winner of the Reuben Rose competition

Watching and listening to veteran poets of Voices Israel Gro...
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Football

Football

Is it life, or a game? With-out, it, life, is not the same. ...
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Progress

Progress

Progress Is its name. Where nothing stays the same. The path...
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Last Words – Last

Last Words – Last

 He was my childhood friend – our parents too were such...
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Keep your Distance – Word Sonnets for Corona Times

Keep your Distance – Word Sonnets for Corona Times

by Ricky Rapoport FriesemKipod Press Cover design: Natalie F...
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On the Fly

On the Fly
Photo by Gabriel Manlake on Unsplash

If I were a fly on the wall I'd be privy to secrets I'd know...
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Benchmark

Benchmark
Photo: Sara Bertisch

Covid-19 has rendered many people irrelevant, their skills a...
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The Trees In My Garden

The Trees In My Garden
Photo By Sharon Bacher

From her veranda, Sharon contemplates the joys of nature and...
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Grandma

Grandma
Illustration: Denis Shifrin

In a rocking chair at the window she was left alone tired un...
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History Repeats Itself

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Sam and Fanny Lipshitz ... he succumbed to the Spanish Flu

With the current coronavirus world pandemic, many info email...
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Third Age

Third Age
Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Oh, to float in that deep hot oily bath, Perfumed candle, Gl...
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Poem: Books

Poem: Books

A lot of shelves, With many a book. Why not come, And have a...
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City of Benches

City of Benches
Rothschild Boulevard Tel-Aviv. Image PikiWiki

A convenient place to sit down When your thirst you are long...
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Ode to my Move to Beth Protea

Barbara-Garde_20200127-151142_1 Barbara Blum in her garden at Beth Protea. Photo: Lynette Karp
 I thought and thought but could not know what joy to m...
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Can’t Believe I’m 90

Can’t Believe I’m 90
Inge David receiving an ESRA Volunteers Award in 2016

Inge David taking an exercise class at the Vera Salomons Retirement Center, Kfar Saba

A clear lovely morning in mid-July I wake up happy, well res...
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Not Me

Not Me

I serve in your army. I'm officially Jewish. But because my ...
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Poetry Contest for Children

Poetry Contest for Children

 The Bar Sagi Young Poets' Prize Poetry competition in ...
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Stop!

Stop!

The world was created for the livingStop the killing now Sto...
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