Past Excerpts

Elaine Koplow

Excerpt from The River by Elaine Koplow

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2020 which we've decided to share not just with our paying subscribers but with our full community free of charge during these astonishing times. If anyone wishes...
Denise Rue

Excerpt from Aphelion by Denise Rue

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. Purchase this issue in print or digital format to read the other poems, stories, essays and interviews that were featured in this issue. I searched all...
CW Buckley

Excerpt from The Garden at Sunset by C.W. Buckley

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2018 issue. Purchase this issue in print or digital format to read the rest of Christopher’s poem and more. The man raised hard-packed earth in a patch around...
SIHAM KARAMI

Tif on Faith by Siham Karami

The following Tif on Faith was featured in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. While a "tiff" is defined as a "petty argument", a "Tif" is anything but petty--it is a short exploration of a deeply meaningful...

Excerpt from Broken Future by Nicholas Samaras

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. Purchase this single issue in print or digital format. How to fix what hasn’t come yet? Start with the anguish of the present. Refuse to participate in what drags us further down. Assemble...
Stephen Kiernan

Excerpt from Winding Time by Stephen Kiernan

This short story appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. The entire issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. On Sundays I wind the clock and it is not simple. In fact the...
Paul Genega

Excerpt from The Wall by Paul Genega

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. Purchase this single issue in print or digital format to read the rest of Paul’s poem and more! There’s the remnant of a wall in the woods I like to walk...

Excerpt from review of Jane Ebihara’s A Reminder of Hunger and Wings

The following review by Tiferet Poetry Editor Adele Kenny of Jane Ebihara's A Reminder of Hunger and Wings appears in our Fall/Winter 2019 issue. Purchase this single issue in print or digital format to read the rest of Adele’s review...
Michelle Cameron

Excerpt from Technological Daffodils by Michelle Cameron

The following poem appears in our Spring/Summer 2019 issue. The entire issue is available in print or digital format. With one click Wordsworth eviscerates his inner eye able to view his daffodils whenever on Facebook Instagram and there they’d be perfect preserved unformed by poetry -- MICHELLE CAMERON’S The...
Marie Elizabeth Mali

Excerpt from Without Longing, How to Make Beautiful the Song? by Marie Elizabeth Mali

The following poem appears in our Fall/Winter 2018 issue. The single issue is available for purchase in print or digital format. Anywhere you drop the needle on my heart’s record it lands on absence, a song with longing for a...