Tag Archive for Luca Benassi

In memoriam

Giacomo Manzù

GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT English A poetic In memoriam for those who died untimely of the corona virus UNTIMELY LEAVING When a sun which knows no more dawn dies away in its own light, and the night blots out its stars, snaps the stem,…

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…

Parade of Poems

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GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) COME BACK Come back often and take hold of me, sensation that I love come back and take hold of me— when the body’s memory awakens and an old longing again moves into the blood, when…

Parade of Poems

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GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) AS YET UNBORN Oh to be Adam again with all his ribs yearning for a woman as yet unborn, mouth free of the taste of apples, ears without the hiss of snakes, mindless of nakedness and…

Parade of Poems

immagineevid

GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) Weeping She wept in the morning She wept at noon She wept in the evening At morning she lost a son At noon she lost another At evening she lost the last of family In the…

Parade of Poems for the New Year

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GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) MORNING STAR Oh flower of Time Paul Celan The morning star befuddled by dark sources reflects for a moment in the morning’s red then disappears with the faded dreams of the night kindled by the light…

Parade of Poems

Camminando

GERMAIN DROOGENBROODT (edited by) WALKING UPON THE EARTH Walking upon the earth All alone by myself, I swing up my black walking cane And make a heavy thrust At the hard cold crust of the earth, So the people on…