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Friday, November 03, 2023


by Esther Cohen

Tractional Retinal Detachment is a painting by Feyene Art which was uploaded to Fine Art America on February 3rd, 2019.

My cousin Stanley
has been living on kibbutz
forever detached retina
a few days ago 
went to an eye hospital
an hour away
surgeon a skilled
Palestinian doctor did 
a beautiful job 
and although he still
has the usual eye problems
sight will take a while
Stanley was grateful in the middle of all this
to have such a good doctor
fix his eye.

Esther Cohen’s new book All of Us will be published Nov 6 by Saddle Road Press.