Sam Cohen’s Grave At St.Laurent-Sur-Mer, Normandy
I run my fingers around the six rims of Samuel Cohen’s white marble Star of
Do the uniform rows of white crosses protect you, Sam? Or do they mock
With better luck, now you’d be an old man, whose family is bored with your
(But the sea view here is magnifique, the flowers vivid reds and yellows, the
Barbara F. Lefcowitz has published nine poetry collections. Her most recent, The Blue Train to America, appeared in 2007. She has won writing fellowships and prizes from the National Endowment for the Arts, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the Rockefeller Foundation, among others. Her fiction, poetry and essays have appeared in over five hundred journals. An ex-pat New Yorker, she now lives in Bethesda, Maryland. Recently she has begun to write one-act plays. She is also a visual artist.