Never miss a post
Your email address:*
Name: 
Please enter all required fields
Correct invalid entries

Categories

« Boys of Summer: Frank flanked by Steve Yeager and Tom Lasorda after a Dodger win | Main | Introducing the Poets of New Zealand »

June 22, 2014

Comments

Have you ever been to a Mikveh? I believe there are some in NY and certainly in Brooklyn. You say "women's mikveh" at one point, but is there an equivalent for males?
Thank you for this fine "last" post.

Yes, of course I've been to a mikveh, more than one. Often there's a separate mikveh for women and for men, though sometimes they use the same one at different hours. I'm no expert, of course. It was just deeply sad to me that it took so long for anyone In Catalunya to figure out that the structure was a mikveh. The Catholic analogy would be like finding a small font and not realizing it was for baptism.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Best American Poetry Web ad3
Cover
click image to order your copy
Cover
"Lively and affectionate" Publishers Weekly

Radio

I left it
on when I
left the house
for the pleasure
of coming back
ten hours later
to the greatness
of Teddy Wilson
"After You've Gone"
on the piano
in the corner
of the bedroom
as I enter
in the dark


from New and Selected Poems by David Lehman

ThisWayOut
Click image to order

 


A creative communications, branding, and resources consultancy founded by Victoria C. Rowan

 

Reach a Wide International Audience


Advertise on the Best American Poetry Blog


StatCounter

  • StatCounter