Reading Torah poetry in the middle of the night feels a bit like a waking dream — a chance to fulfil both the mitzvah of staying awake for Shavuot, and the mitzvah of opening ourselves up to the revelations in our dreams.
After stints as a trial lawyer and a church worker, Peter Stephens has settled in as a Virginia high school English teacher. Peter has read several books and poems.
He wrote none of the posts below filed under "Passages." Click the link at the end of each post to see it in the context of the author's original post.