By Jane Friedman
July 27th, 2012
This week’s poem is by Yehoshua November: “You Stood Beneath a Streetlight Waving Goodbye.” It appeared in our Spring 2012 issue on the state of American Poetry. To download a high-resolution PDF of this image, click here.
November is the author of God’s Optimism (Main Street Rag, 2010), which won the MSR Poetry Award and was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. He teaches writing at Rutgers University and Touro College, and his work has appeared in The Sun, Prairie Schooner, Margie, and other publications. Be sure to read his other poems from the Spring 2012 issue: “A Man Who Has Suffered” and “Two Worlds Exist”.
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