Past Excerpts

Excerpt from Entangling Science and Spirituality by Renee Martin-Nagle

The following essay appears in Tiferet’s Summer 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Religions come in many shapes and sizes. Some profess a belief in one omnipotent, very masculine God that...

Excerpt from In Friendship: Anais Nin by Donna Emerson

The following essay appears in Tiferet’s Fall 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate digital download. I’d carefully planned every word I’d say to Anais when I first met her. The occasion was...

Excerpt from The Last Day Before Asiya’s Nervous Breakdown by Mohja Kahf

The following poem appears in Tiferet’s February 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate digital download. The branch silhouetted against the sky frightens me The books I used to read lie about me The skeleton...

Excerpt from Where Wind Belongs by Marya Summers

The following essay appears in Tiferet’s Fall 2017 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate digital download, or in print format. I am named for the wind, which is driven to discover cracks and...
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Excerpt from Somewhat Optimistic Horoscopes by Kenneth Ronkowitz

The following poem appears in our Autumn 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Aries: You woke up again today. Taurus: Nothing bad can happen to you as you read this. Gemini: Even if...

Excerpt from We Are All Right by Angela D’Agostino

The following piece appears in our Summer 2016 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. When I was a teenager, I recall once staring into my reflection in the mirror of the...
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Excerpt from Luckier by Mark Doty

The following essay appears in our Autumn 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Years ago, getting ready to teach a workshop in a town away from home–downtown Lincoln, Nebraska, far from...
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Excerpt from Navajo Myth and the Theory of Mind by John Justin David

The following essay appears in our Spring 2016 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. Ancient Navajo myth and modern neuroscience are joined together across centuries of thought by their common insights...
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Excerpt from The Thing About the Woods by Emily Vogel

The following poem appears in our Autumn 2016 issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. I don’t want to say what I really want to say. The birds are scarce here, but when...
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Excerpt from (Perfection) DEFECTION by Rebecca Kuder

The following essay appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download. 1. If you will just hold still I’ll brush your hair until every snarl is gone, oh try...