aleph : א

is all
that
might
yet
be
opening
once
again
although
a gain
is hardly
what
it brings
on,
more
a wanting
within
one,

a gap,
for song
perhaps
to start with.…

Peter Cole

Peter Cole

Peter Cole’s most recent book is Hymns & Qualms: New and Selected Poems and Translations (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017).Among his honors are an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and a MacArthur Fellowship. He divides his time between Jerusalem and New Haven, where he teaches each spring at Yale.
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Peter Cole’s most recent book is Hymns & Qualms: New and Selected Poems and Translations (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017). Among his honors are an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and a MacArthur Fellowship. He divides his time between Jerusalem and New Haven, where he teaches each spring at Yale.