Browsing: Alana Ruben Free

Poetry

Alana Ruben Free and Akilah Mosley, Co-editors “Stretch Marks”  – “Stretch Marks” is collection of poetry by a group of English language writers who have, temporarily or permanently, made their home in Israel. Whether born speaking…

Op-Ed

Our body is our beloved, and our destiny is found in our dreams: “Where are you?” asked Marjorie. “On a boat off the coast of The Big Island of Hawaii,” I answered as a dozen dolphins took flight into the…

Prose

It’s quiet.  Really quiet.  My son is at my ex-husband’s place for the week.  The constant outer noise and inner static of an intimate relationship that is now over is gone.  Most efforts at reaching out to build business interests…

Prose

Twenty years ago, there was only one reason I coveted turning forty. ONE.  As a hungry student, on the scent of the Shechina (immanent presence of the divine), the esoteric, and the mysterious, I discovered that the rabbis forbid anyone…

Prose

As I began to inch closer to forty, I was stunned to realize that for all my efforts of the last twenty years–working day and night literally through day-dreams and night dreams trying to tear down what was non-essential to…

Selections

The Mom Egg Vol.6 2008 Selections Kate Falvey The Apogee of Consolation The moon is a bent stick behind the hunched back of a crone cloud. I don’t want to pray anymore for fertility. The…