Tag Archive for Leslie Mcbride Wile

Heart Sick

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LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE Now we must think the unthinkable. The good people of America have elected one bad hombre as their president. But surely bad men before held the office without crushing it entirely in greedy hands; Rutherford B Hayes…

Greetings from Mondovì: All Saints’ Day

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LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE Tuesday was Tutti i Santi, All Saints’ Day.  Schools, shops, and offices close for this annual day of solemn remembrance, families visit the graves of their forebears to leave fresh flowers, florists do big business in chrysanthemums,…

Revenge of the Imagist Socialist Poetry

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SERKAN ENGİN We are the revenge of all oppressed, despised, ignored, exploited, beaten, insulted, neglected, abused, molested humans in the world, fighters for their rights with our poems and essays. We are the revenge of the Art of Poetry and…

Greetings from Mondovì: Fireworks

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LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE Siamo in Italia!  It means We are in Italy!, and people here often say this to us when they cannot explain some bureaucratic tangle or incomprehensible administrative regulation.  With a characteristic gesture that is half-shrug, half-surrender, they let…

The Harp and the Woman

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SILVIA PIO and LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE (edited by) Anima Keltia on “Vita Dominae – Medieval and Renaissance Music”. Vita Dominae is the debut album by the Belgian artist Mélanie Bruniaux, aka Anima Keltia, released on the Maxy Sound label in…

Greetings from Mondovì: Carnevale

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LESLIE MCBRIDE WILE Tomorrow is Martedi Grasso (Mardi Gras, Fat Tuesday), and the last day of Carnevale. Here in Mondovi` we have been celebrating since 24 January with processions, presentations, ceremonies and formal dinners, dancing and general revelry most every night…