Praying with Fringes 09/22/2015 – And grand ladies in calico and linen / Big boned and strong and agile

My Ancestors Speak Anna Margolin (1887-1952) (translated from the Yiddish by Adrienne Cooper) My ancestors: Men in satin and velvet Long gentle pale faces        silk Fainting, glowing lips, Thin hands        caress        the yellowed books, Deep in the night they speak with God. And merchants from Leipzig and Danzig Clean cuffs the smoke … Continue reading Praying with Fringes 09/22/2015 – And grand ladies in calico and linen / Big boned and strong and agile