Barbara F. Lefcowitz

Rookie (New York City)

Biography of Barbara F. Lefcowitz

I've published nine poetry collections, listed below, and am now working on a New & Selected collection, which I hope to publish as an e-book. Tentative title is 'Combing the Rain.' Have also published fiction and essays, won writing fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Maryland Arts Council and individual journals. A native New Yorker, I now live in Bethesda, MD.

Barbara F. Lefcowitz's Works:

A Risk of Green, The Wild Piano, Shadows & Goatbones, The Minarets of Vienna, A Hand of Stars, The Queen of Lost Baggage, The Politics of Snow, Photo Bomb Red Chair,
The Blue Train to America. Updates

My Runaway Glasses

I woke to discover
that my glasses had escaped.
How dare they slip from their case,
skip down the stairs on their rims
and walk out the door
without my eyes

Not even a note to let me know
they just wanted fresh air,

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