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Peter Cole

Contributor

Peter Cole

Peter Cole’s most recent book is Hymns & Qualms: New and Selected Poems and Translations (FSG). The author of four previous books of poems and many volumes of translations from Hebrew and Arabic, he has received numerous honors for his work, including an American Academy of Arts and Letters Award in Literature and a MacArthur Fellowship. A new collection, Draw Me After, is forthcoming from FSG in 2022. Cole divides his time between Jerusalem and New Haven.

Articles by Peter Cole

A Dove in the Distance
By Yehudah HaLevi
A dove in the distance fluttered,   flitting through the forest—      unable to recovershe flew up, flustered, hovering,   circling round her lover.  …
Translated from Hebrew by Peter Cole
Gold
By Moshe Ibn Ezra
Why is my beloved so haughty,     and why is He so angry with me?Before Him why do I shake like a reed?He's forgotten how I walked in the wildernessafter Him—and doesn't respond,…
Translated from Hebrew by Peter Cole
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