Calliope’s Voice

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

picture by Marilena Morano

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…

The prisons of Narcissus

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ABSTRACT GIANNI BAVA writes about Attilio Ianniello’s poetry booklet “Narciso”, published in 1978. Bava had designed the cover and illustrated some of the copies. See the Italian section for the pdf of the booklet and some pictures inspired by “Narciso”.

Silenzioso scambio

Copertina Silenzioso scambio

SILVIA PIO E ATTILIO IANNIELLO A Silent Echange of poems, a dialogue of verses between the authors. We publish here some of the poems from the first part of the booklet, which is about Time. The other poems about Time…

I Figli di Mondovì

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JOHN I. CLARKE These two boys who appear in the doorway of the Café Bertaina, scamper between tables like untrained pups before their sisters, older, wiser at eight and almost ten; they who let curls tumble to their shoulders and…