Tom Berman

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Tom Berman: I have been a member of Kibbutz Amiad in the Upper Galilee, Israel for over 50 years. I am a scientist (aquatic microbiology) and most of my research has been focused on the Sea of Galilee (known here as Lake Kinneret) . I grew up and attended school in Glasgow, Scotland having arrived there aged 5 from Czechoslovakia with the Kindertr ...

Tom Berman Poems

1.
To An Unnamed Colleague

Herewith
a phrase or two
exploding you
o bladder of pomposity,
...

2.
Storks

at dusk
a stork speckled sky

storks are flying
...

3.
Imposter

I am the imposter
within the poet
imposing on your innermost
tweaking at your heartstrings
...

4.
Ocean Vista, With Gulls

The wind is whirling the gulls
over a white-capped sea
here, where Pacific ends
...

5.
On Being Bedridden

I am celebrating
by being sick
...

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