Poetry

PPP – Planetary Poetry Project

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GENEVIÈVE GUETEMME The language of others Since 2013, Jacques Jouet addresses poems to the inhabitants of the world and calls this PPP (Planetary Poetry Project). One of these poems was written in Limerick during the 17th ADEFFI (Association For French And…

A Poet Exiled to Fields of Colour

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MIRIAM NEIGER-FLEISCHMANN EXILE I am a poet exiled to fields of colour, seed words in the furrow of the brush sprout rhymed lines upon soft canvases fertilise them with pigments, make pictures grow. I am a painter exiled from fields…

The Floating Universe of poet Gabriel Rosenstock

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The Floating Universe is an online booklet of ekphrastic haiku, i.e. responding to works of art (in public domain), in Irish and English by Gabriel Rosenstock, translated into Scots by John McDonald, into Japanese by Mariko Sumikura and into Greek…

Augustin Doing Life

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ROGAN WOLF Like his better-known brother Maximilien, Augustin Robespierre was a prominent figure in the French Revolution. When Maximilien was arrested, Augustin insisted on being arrested with him and the brothers were guillotined on the same day, each having tried to…

Angelic Flights

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GABRIEL ROSENSTOCK 1. buried in the mind . . . ancient truths 2. even in darkness the endless song of the Self 3. a leaf falls in the mind . . . ‘mother!’ 4. our daily little pilgrimages . .…

Poems for the wall

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SILVIA PIO If you were to find yourself in a doctor’s waiting room one day, feeling in question, or at sea, feeling anxious, or even just plain bored, might you be glad of a poem displayed there, on the wall?…