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Howard Schwartz has been quite a force in the world of poetry. The noted editor of Voices Within the Ark: The Modern Jewish Poets has already made his mark with many works edited and written. And now this lovely mystical book with its epigraph from Rabbi Nachman: “Through breath the world was created.”
The title poem sets the tone for the entire book:
While you sleep, .
an angel whispers the secrets of creation,
every branch of the tree of life.
And this is what Howard Schwartz sets out to do:
waiting for the wind,
a sensual stone,
thirsty for a kiss.
From now on
you will wake with this thirst
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