Harshber the Coal Heaver

A Poem.

The fiftieth anniversary of the death of Moshe Leib Halperin is being celebrated this year. One of the earliest Yiddish poets in America, Halperin lived in poverty, working in the needle industry in New York City. The present poem was translated from the Yiddish by Jacob Sloan.

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Harshber the Coal Heaver

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