In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content:

The garden, she says, is full of promise.She says that every spring.

Full of her kiwi, nuts, and cheese, I wander throughher love for growing things:

bleeding hearts waiting to be shaken,dogwoods’ dreaming tongues

starred by the first few drops,fists of purple iris. [End Page 261]

Joy Ladin

Joy Ladin is the author of six books of poetry, including The Definition of Joy, Transmigration, and Coming to Life, a Forward Fives award winner. Her memoir, Through the Door of Life, was a 2012 National Jewish Book Award finalist. Her work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Prairie Schooner, and Parnassus: Poetry in Review. She has been recognized with a Fulbright scholarship and holds the David and Ruth Gottesman Chair in English at Stern College of Yeshiva University.



Back To Top

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Without cookies your experience may not be seamless.