- In the Shadow of the Middle East
A Spare the Air Daywhen public transitoffered free rideson the housethe ferry fullerthan it'd ever beencaps turned backwardorange hair braidsdigital cameras snappingwaves mixed with exhauston the hottest day of the yearso packed to the gillswe tipped backward and water-skied,but once we passedbeneath the shadow of the bridge,there we wereon the other sideof something we didn't know yet. [End Page 76]
Lenore Weiss lives in Oakland, California. When she's not working as a Webmaster, she's practicing her guitar. Formerly the coordinator of Kehilla Community Synagogue's Middle East Peace Committee, Lenore recently finished teaching a class entitled, "Exploring What it is to be An American Jew in a Violent World." Her most recent collection of poetry, Sh'ma Yis'rael, was released this year from Pudding House Publications.