Category: Miryem (Miriam) Ulinover

  • About Miryem (Miriam) Ulinover

    Miryem (Miriam) Ulinover nee Hirshbein (1890-1944) was born in Łódź, educated traditionally and finished Folkshul. She was one of a very few Orthodox Jewish women poets in her time. As she was orphaned young, she was raised by her beloved Grandmother. Ulinover was a very popular poet in Łódź, who wrote about everyday things. She…

  • At the Door

    When the day is hot / thirst becomes oppressive / I’ve been sent out for drinks / or to the local bar

  • The Ring

    “Never ever take this off / not in joy or sadness / unless you are washing / to eat a piece of bread.”