Poets: Norbert Hirschhorn

Norbert Hirschhorn is an American poet.

To Sing Away the Darkest Days

Dark Days, Bright Song

Over the past five years, poet, physician, and fellow member of Highgate Poets Norbert Hirschhorn has immersed himself in Yiddish folk song, seeking to free them from “dutiful, stilted” scholarly translations into re-imaginings as English-language poems for his newest collection To Sing Away the Darkest Days (Holland Park Press, 2013). In doing so, Hirschhorn brings much of himself into …

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