Category Archives: Stories

The Dance of the Lionfish

[from Sometimes You Lose People, Yediot Books Press, 2013] A lionfish danced near a quiet beach, on an evening awash with desert-red sunset  twilight, as my mother and I rose heavily out of the deep waters, wearing plastic sandals to protect … Continue reading

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Snails

[from Sometimes You Lose People, Yediot Books Press, 2013] On the hill in the field that we found in-between snails grow on outdated brambles, ahead of winter. Beheaded lace thorns wallow like the remainder of a glittering principality. From here the … Continue reading

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Shadow Boy

[from Sometimes You Lose People, Yediot Books Press, 2013]                                                                         Don’t cast me out.                                                                         And if you cast me out look at me: for                                                                         I am the most horrific of your horrors                                                                         And the most shot of … Continue reading

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Galya Rises and Immediately Stands Up

[a part of Sometimes You Lose People, Yediot Books Press, 2013] Galya rises and immediately stands up and marches straight ahead, as if emerging from a dream into an urgent mission – to push the baby carriage from the corridor … Continue reading

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Refugee  

A black woman sits on a bench, on her skirts is a large densely packed notebook in which she writes words fervently, one after the other, under the light of a street lamp. It is night now and I am … Continue reading

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