Janice Silverman Rebibo

Americana

When the Red Sox won the Pennant on
October 1, 1967, it had something to do with
spirituality. An eagle, or a feather, no doubt.  Rob
entered my realm of possibility, his off-campus
studio filled with significant books. His classical
and jazz collection would nourish countless souls
for countless days. Countless euphoric kids
stomping on the hood of his black Mercury inching
through the square. Souls like rolls of toilet paper
suspended in the air for a moment that night before
they unwound down 22-story dormitory towers,
piling up on the plaza.

 

Poet Janice Silverman Rebibo is enjoying writing in English, her native language, after many years dedicated almost exclusively to her original Hebrew poetry. In Israel, where her poems appeared often in the press, she published four books of poetry and two of translations, winning several awards. Poems in print in both languages may be viewed on www.janicerebibo.com.