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Between Two Stones
Poems
Joshua Weitz




Sheep Meadow
2002 • 100 pp. 6 x 9"
Poetry

$12.95 Paperback, 978-1-931357-02-9



An evocative first collection of poems.

After Princeton, this young poet has found himself at MIT, a doctoral candidate of physics. His important first book is full of promise and talent, poetry and science, blessed with the precious balance between the confident voice of a young poet taking courageous strides forward in his work, and the wonder of a tender mind facing the precarious unknown at the beginning of his writing life. Opening with a day in the life in small kibbutz in Israel and ending with poems evoking the ancient carvings of Angkor Thom, Between Two Stones grapples with the complexities engendered by politics and relationships, the inheritance of a living history, and the realities of a post-genocidal state. Marked by an intensity of feeling for place, Weitz’s poems move all over the world. With Judaic roots in the collection, the poet never loses his powerful cultural identity or sense of place.



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