Today's poem is "Maimonides on What Is Meant by "Vision""

from Ninth Letter

Benjamin Paloffís poems have appeared in The New Republic, A Public Space, The Paris Review, and elsewhere, and he writes frequently for such publications as The Nation and the Times Literary Suppliment. A poetry editor at Boston Review, he is also Assistant Professor of Slavic languages and literatures and of comparative literature and of comparative literature at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and a 2009 Literature Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts. His translations from Eastern and Central European literatures include Dorota Maslowska's Snow White and Russian Red (Grove Press, 2005) and Marek Bienczyk's Tworki (Northwestern University Press, 2008).

Books by Benjamin Paloff:

Other poems on the web by Benjamin Paloff:
Four poems
"Time and Sense"

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Other poems by Ninth Letter in Verse Daily:
June 19, 2009:   "A Great Whirring" by Bruce Snider

June 18, 2009:   "It Is Virtually Without Thickness and Has Almost" "no weight. If rubbed between forefinger..."
June 16, 2009:   "The Widdershins Garden" by Olivia Clare

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