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Meir Wieseltier

Fall 1993

Letter 3

By Meir Wieseltier, translated by Shirley Kaufman

It’s the worm inside the jumping bean that makes it race. JOHN ASHBERY You’ve always claimed you are inarticulate, and   you’ve run away from discourse: you blamed it on a […]

Fall 1993

Letter 2

By Meir Wieseltier, translated by Shirley Kaufman

Two poems translated from the Hebrew by Shirley Kaufman Your mouth is filled with cotton-wool according to their custom, not satisfied with the dust we’ll eat soon, extractors of superfluous […]