Past Excerpts

Cyril Wong

Excerpt from Complementarity by Cyril Wong

The following poem appears in our July 2015 digital issue. Read the rest of the issue by downloading it here. A monk told me about how Niels Bohr used Hokusai’s One Hundred Views of Mount Fuji to...
Laura Marjorie Miller

Excerpt from Tangled Up in Green: The Vine of Beauty that is Ayahuasca by...

This essay appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the entire issue in digital format. If you would like to purchase this issue in print, please complete this form and specify you want the...
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Excerpt from Shangri-La Does Not Exist by June Calendar

This story appears in our January 2015 Digital Issue. Read the rest of June’s story and the entire issue. He heard the steady drone of an airplane; he was inside. His head rested against a...

Excerpt from Life Still by Jane Ebihara

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in either print or digital format. alone on this Pennsylvania hillside I watch layers of mountain and sky share motionless waves of...
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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...
Lucy Warner

Excerpt from The Armor of Light by Lucy Warner

This story was Tiferet’s 2015 Writing Contest Fiction Winner and appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the entire issue in digital format. If you would like to purchase this issue in print, please complete...
Fred Lamotte

Excerpt from Revelation by Fred LaMotte

The following poem appears in our April 2015 Digital Issue. Read the rest of Fred’s poem and the entire issue. At night I heard Upanishad intoned by frogs, ten thousand little pundits in the wetlands! At dawn,...
Carine Topal

Excerpt from Mother of Moses by Carine Topal

This poem appears in our Fall 2015 Print Issue. Download the entire issue in digital format. If you would like to purchase this issue in print, please complete this form and specify you want the 2015 issue. We are...
Rasoul Shams

Excerpt from We Eat Love by Rasoul Shams

The following piece appears in our Summer 2017 digital issue. The entire issue is available for immediate download.  A sandalwood burns in an unseen, mysterious realm.   This love spread everywhere is the smoke of that incense. Rumi Daily...
Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Excerpt from The Words That Changed My Life by Chitra Divakaruni

This essay by Chitra Divakaruni appears in the Fall 2012 issue of Tiferet. Click here to purchase the full issue in digital format. Growing up in a traditional family in India, I rarely thanked anyone....