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Portrait of a Poet

A Portrait, classically defined, has design and color and in Covensky's poetry color is variegated and design constantly recombines multiple configurations around a central core.

Description by Professor Michael Giordano

Published by Henschel Haus.

English version available as an e-book only.


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Genesis by Edith Covensky


The publication was translated into Spanish and published in Argentina the summer of 2019.

Selected Poems by Edith Covensky

Selected Poems Hebrew & English

Edith Covensky reads selected poems in Hebrew and English.

Available to purchase in Argentina and through the publisher.



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Life as Fiction

This book raises and explores the perplexing question of existence itself, taking the reader on an intimate journey through the dualities of memory and fantasy, fear and joy, and the erotic mated with the sanctified. 

Description by Jeffrey Covensky

Currently not available for purchase in the U.S. 

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A Reality that is Not

As the title reveals, Edith Covensky's world exists on or in the ever-shifting borders between reality and non-reality. It affirms the value of both, even while recognizing that the mind is tugging toward reality and the imagination is resisting it. 

Available for purchase in the U.S. and Israel.

Under a Silk Sky; The Symbolist Poetry o

Under a Silky Sky The Symbolist Poetry of Edith Covensky by Yair Mazor

This book of literary scholarship is dedicated to the Symbolist poetry of Edith Covensky, one of the most creative, original, and prolific poets in the arena of modern Hebrew poetry.

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Where To Go?

This bi-lingual (Hebrew-English) dialogue book, 'Where to Go'? functions as a supplement to teaching the Hebrew language abroad in universities, Hebrew High Schools and other learning institutes.

Available for purchase in the U.S. and Israel.



Poetry by Edith Covensky


My name is made up

A kind of imaginary biography

Resolutely twisted


Like a picturesque model

Too serious to be synthetic

Sharing regular habits of sights

In a game of identities

And exchanges of time

And exchanges of place.


I cannot explain these signs

Remaining marginal in my writings

With a name complex

And old time


Erupting in the storm of words

On a public bench

And writing again on sand

What the sea will not erase.

A Portable Poet

I wander

Creating language within language

Becoming a portable poet

Chasing the sun.


Silence destroys like fire

In a blue summer

Flows before the river of God

Cut from water.


And then I play with words

Fly like a star in glorified night

Paved by time

And yearnings

And endless love

Uplifted like a good sign for the end of days.


The poem is some kind of advantage

(You say)

Funny like a speech of words

Renewed in memory

Before a lofty spirit

And fleeting writing

Carved in stone upon stone. 

Night Talk

My dream with your dream against the sea

On a day which is all words

And waves of words

And a myriad of loves


And a potential biography in its infancy

And in my head

Wrapped in night

Crowding on the page.


And my thoughts whiten in gloom

Which accords them a sense of landscape

Like a first star descending concrete stairs

Revolving among shadows

In a fleeting eroticism

Without profaning the words.

Latest Publication - A Simple Woman

Did you miss Edith Covensky on FM 106 in Israel!? 

Listen to Edith's lasest interview on FM 106 in Israel reading some of her poetry and talking about her new book, A Simple Woman. 

"Edith read from her poems and we heard from her about her new book "A Simple Woman" (Orion Publishing), which is a fascinating journey into the depths of Edith's soul. Despite the name of the book, the simplicity of the speaker is complex."

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