The Ambrosia of Dionysus

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 –…

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…

Trees of the mind

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MIRIAM NEIGER-FLEISCHMANN While working on the translation of Richard Berengarten’s Tree into the Hebrew language and getting deep into the sense and essence of the tree as depicted in the poem, I was inspired to make a series of watercolour…

Will Hill Breathing the Kite

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The area known as the Kite, on account of its shape, is situated in the north-east part  of Cambridge; it has a distinctive character, though much changed since construction of the Grafton Centre in 1981-1983. This destroyed a lot of terrace…

WHAT MATTERS

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At the Haus der Berliner Festspiele on September 6th at 6pm, just before the opening speech by Elif Shafak, ilb (Internationales Literaturfestival Berlin) screened its self-produced film “WHAT MATTERS” which includes readings of the 30 articles of the Universal Declaration of…