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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


US native, Lonnie Monka has lived in Israel for some years now. He loves contemplating life, walking around, reading and writing poetry, and experimenting in the kitchen. He is actively developing Jerusalism, a series of literary events and activities in and around Jerusalem.

Lonnie Monka



—for Mr. Qi

you flew
to Mexico
& upon returning
you flew to Mexico–
just to utter love to her

we laugh
& sometimes together
we really laugh–
till alone I smile & cringe