Pesach Rotem was born and raised in New York and now lives in the village of Yodfat in northern Israel. He received his B.A. from Princeton University and his J.D. from St. John's University. His poems have been published in more than two dozen literary journals including Chiron Review, Natural Bridge, Poets Reading the News, and Voices Israel.
AFTER THE HOLIDAYS
Sukkot Has come and gone. The autumn rains are here. The winter rains will soon bestow Their gifts.