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  November 2004
volume 2 number 4
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  home   (archived)
  contributing poets
  Matthew A. Barraza
  Tom Berman
  Jack G. Bowman
  Quiana Briggs
  Tony Bush
  Joseph Camhi
  Velene Campbell
  Michael Ceraolo
  Rosemarie Crisafi
  Dan Danila
  Francisco Dominguez
  John Feins
  Daniel Garcia-Black
  Ursula T. Gibson
  Larry Jaffe
  Donna Kuhn
  Marie Lecrivain
  Sharmagne Leland-St. John
  Laura A. Lionello
  Harold Lorin
  Rick Lupert
  Stosh Machek
  Kelly Ann Malone
  Terry McCarty
  Tim Peeler
  James Pinkerton
  Beverly J. Raffaele
  E.W. Richardson
  Ken Scott
  Wanda Vanhoy Smith
  Rev. Dave Wheeler
  Robert D. Wilson
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Tom Berman
November 2004



Mani Suri

    Tom Berman has been a member of Kibbutz Amiad in the Upper Galilee, Israel for over 50 years. He is a scientist and most of his research has been focused on the Sea of Galilee (a.k.a. Lake Kinneret). Tom grew up in Glasgow, Scotland having arrived there aged 5 from Czechoslovakia with the Kindertransport in 1939. Tom is married with one wife, one dog, three daughters, seven granddaughters and a grandson. His poetry has been published here and there, now and again. He was Editor-in-Chief of the annual Voices Israel Anthology from 2003 to 2006. is still trying to dispose of a book of his poems, Shards, a Handful of Verse.




at dusk

a stork speckled sky

storks are flying

to the northlands

as their generations

have taught them

light fades

as silk

to evening

smooth sleek gliders

homing to the darkling woods

where secrets sleep

with the storks.

copyright 2001 Tom Berman