Poem of the Week: “Ein Leben” by Dan Pagis, translated from Hebrew by Stephen Mitchell

In the month of her death, she is standing by the windowframe, a young woman with a stylish, permanent wave. She seems to be in a contemplative mood as she stands there looking out the window. Through the glass an afternoon cloud of 1934 looks in at her, blurred, slightly out of focus, but herContinue reading “Poem of the Week: “Ein Leben” by Dan Pagis, translated from Hebrew by Stephen Mitchell”