Past Excerpts

George Jisho Robertson

Excerpt from Poetry Myth and Vision by George Jisho Robertson

This full essay was published in our Fall 2014 print issue and is available for digital download here. 'CREATIVE AWARENESS' (sometimes I call it Poesis and sometimes Samantabhadra) is our pure innate original nature...
Linda K. Wertheimer

Excerpt from Modim by Linda K. Wertheimer

The full essay appears in our Fall 2014 print issue. The entire issue is available for download in digital format. MY ARMS FELT HEAVY, MY MOUTH PARCHED AS I DREW THE FLUTE CLOSE TO MY LIPS.     It...
Bo Lozoff

Excerpt from Spirituality is Not Optional by Bo Lozoff

The following essay appears in the Fall 2006 print issue of Tiferet. Click to purchase the Kindle edition from Amazon.     It is said that a king wearing full battle armor once rushed up to see the Buddha....
chard deniord

Prayer by Chard deNiord

Here is one of two poems by Chard deNiord that appears in our Fall 2014 print issue. The entire issue is available in downloadable digital format here. PRAYER I pulled weeds on my knees in the...
Rachel Dacus

Excerpt from The Map of Light by Rachel Dacus

The full poem appears in our January 2015 digital issue. The entire issue can be downloaded here. One bird outside my window repeats Sweet, Sweet, Sweet, and another answers Rock, Rock, Rock, Rock. So I guess I'll soon...
Yahia Lababidi

Excerpt from Desert Revisited by Yahia Lababidi

The full poem appears in our Spring 2015 digital issue. The entire issue can be downloaded here. under a whirling skirt of sky streaming light and stars groping for that tremendous hem gingerly over quicksand as though steadied beneath some...
Linda Lappin

Excerpt from A Sign in the Labyrinth by Linda Lappin

The full essay appears in our Spring 2015 digital issue. The entire issue can be purchased here. I stroll barefoot on the beach at Spinalonga across the crushed luminescence of tiny abalones.  Scanning the shore for...
Gail Fishman Gerwin

Excerpt from Sing Out by Gail Fishman Gerwin

This poem appears in Tiferet print issue 19 from 2011. Click here to purchase the full issue in kindle format.   for my grandchildren I’d like to tell you all that you come from a long...
Wayne-Daniel Berard

Excerpt from Land of the Breath Artists by Wayne-Daniel Berard

The short story ‘Land of the Breath Artists’ by Wayne-Daniel Berard that appears in our Spring 2015 digital issue. Click to purchase the full issue.   I am writing to you from the Land of the...
Owen Egerton

Excerpt from Lazarus Dying by Owen Egerton

This essay appears in Tiferet Journal Print Issue 7. Click here to purchase the full issue in Kindle format.        “Maybe he will return today,” John says. He is standing by the window, trying to peek...