Summer 2000


Samuel Menashe>



His body ahead
Of him on the bed
He faces his feet
Sees himself dead,
A corpse complete
With legs and chest
And belly between
Swelling the scene
Of the crime you left,
Taking your time,
Angel of Death

Samuel Menashe lives in New York City. In 1943 he enlisted and was sent to the Infantry School in Fort Benning, Georgia. He was awarded a doctorat d'universite by the Sorbonne. THE NICHE NARROWS: NEW AND SELECTED POEMS (Talisman House, Jersey City, NJ) is due for publication soon. Acknowledgement to The Sunday Times of London, in which these poems first appeared.


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