The Waterfall: Rhymed Yiddish Couplets, selected and translated by Barnett Zumoff
$16.95 / On Sale
With Yiddish originals and English translations. Hardcover, $19.95, now on sale for $16.95. A Blue Thread Book.
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“Rhymed couplet poems are not common in Yiddish poetry, but most of the greats wrote at least a few of them. I like to think that they wrote them when they were in a particularly playful and lyric mood, even though some of the poems have quite serious themes . . . ” —from Dr. Zumoff’s Introduction. Work by 16 classic Yiddish poets.