The Emper­or’s Car­pet, Iran 

The Met­ro­pol­i­tan Muse­um of Art; Rogers Fund, 1943

This piece is a part of the Berru Poet­ry Series, which sup­ports Jew­ish poet­ry and poets on PB Dai­ly. JBC also awards the Berru Poet­ry Award in mem­o­ry of Ruth and Bernie Wein­flash as a part of the Nation­al Jew­ish Book Awards. Click here to see the 2020 win­ner of the prize. If you’re inter­est­ed in par­tic­i­pat­ing in the series, please check out the guide­lines here.

H. E. Fish­er’s poet­ry has recent­ly appeared in Dream Pop Jour­nal, Yes Poet­ry, and Pit­head Chapel. She is pur­su­ing her MFA at City Col­lege of New York, where she was award­ed the The Stark Poet­ry Prize in Mem­o­ry of Ray­mond Pat­ter­son. H. E. is the edi­tor of (Re) An Ideas Jour­nal. She cur­rent­ly lives in New York’s Hud­son Valley.