When the arms of our dreams embrace: collected poems

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Saru, 1990 - Poetry - 88 pages
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Poetry. WHEN THE ARMS OF OUR DREAMS EMBRACE is the first major collection of Judy Katz-Levine's poems. Originally published in journals as varied as The Sun, Voices Israel and Imagine: International Chicano Poetry Journal, these poems display the full range of the depth and delicacy of this remarkable poet. "Her words move through the field of a poem's discourse like the feet of a small deer crossing a tract of brush"--Denise Levertov.

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Contents

The Umpire and Other Masks
11
Speaking with DeafBlind Children
17
Calling
31
Lullaby
71
When the Arms of Our Dreams Embrace
77
Copyright

About the author (1990)

Judy Katz-Levine was born in Newark, New Jersey, into a musiJudy Katz-Levine was born in Newark, New Jersey, into a musical family. She graduated from Simmons College. Katz-Levine cal family. She graduated from Simmons College. Katz-Levine audited a course at M.I.T. with Denise Levertov, who was a gaudited a course at M.I.T. with Denise Levertov, who was a great influence on her work. She has published two full-lengtreat influence on her work. She has published two full-length collections of poetry WHEN THE ARMS OF OUR DREAMS EMBRACE h collections of poetry WHEN THE ARMS OF OUR DREAMS EMBRACE (SARU, 1991) and OCARINA (Tarsier/SARU, 2006). Her poems hav(SARU, 1991) and OCARINA (Tarsier/SARU, 2006). Her poems have appeared in The Sun, FENCE, Mother Jones, Salamander, The e appeared in The Sun, FENCE, Mother Jones, Salamander, The Plaza (Japan), Origin 2008, 96 Inc., Istanbul Literary ReviePlaza (Japan), Origin 2008, 96 Inc., Istanbul Literary Review, The Bitter Oleander, and myriad other magazines. She won w, The Bitter Oleander, and myriad other magazines. She won a Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry, and her poa Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant in Poetry, and her poem "What I Didn't Know" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. em "What I Didn't Know" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize.

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