Poetry

Poets of the World: Quito Nicolaas, Aruba

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Quito Nicolaas (Aruba), studied Political sciences and International law and is currently a law-consultant. He has dedicated himself to writing and published ten books; six volumes of poetry, three novels and a volume of short-stories. His poetry had also appeared…

A Sud delle Cose. To the South of Things

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FRANCES FAHY To appreciate the title of Bongiovanni’s collection of poems, it may be useful to know that in the Italian mentality “south” is often synonymous with backward and somewhat uncouth. More so in the mentality of those people from…

Poets of the World: Aju Mukhopadhyay, India

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Aju Mukhopadhyay, Pondicherry, is a bilingual award winning poet, author and critic. He has written thirty books and received several poetry awards in India and the USA besides other honours. He has published two volumes of short stories, some of…

Readers’ contributions and greetings from Margutte

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Here are some of the poetic contributions we have received. Happy New Year to all readers! From Mario Urbanet, France http://www.mario.urbanet.sitew.com EN GUISE DE VŒUX POUR 2014 le poète relut ad alte voce son dernier vers il eut la conviction…

In memory of Sylvia Plath

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Two poems by Sylvia Plath (1932-1963), in memoriam Mirror I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. What ever you see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful…