Poetry

A Forest of Trees

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Thirty-eight years since its composition, Richard Berengarten’s Tree has been translated wholly or partly into at least eleven languages. And with nine translations, TREE is now inaugurated as a multilingual project in Margutte. Tree is published here in ten versions, in…

100 Great Indian Poems, A Selection

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This is a selection from 100 Great Indian Poems (see the Editor’s note here) Chill Out —Anon Busy right now with my precious bamboo flute, my delicate fingers on the holes. Darling, can’t snuggle you now, I’m lost fiddling this…

Four poems

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PAVOL JANIK ON THE LINE MAN-WOMAN AND BACK You escape from me like gas. With astonishment I watch how with a single scrawl of your legs you ignite your silk dress. With such blinding nakedness you pre-empt sky-blue flame. Blazingly…

The Last Stop Before Salvation…

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Haiku in English and Gaelic by Gabriel Rosenstock on photography series by Debiprasad Mukherjee, a story on a hospice at Varanasi, India, where people can spend their last fifteen days of life. Taking God’s name and dying in Varanasi –…

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…