Tag Archive for poems

Arboreal Poems from China’s Classic of Poetry

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EDWARD L. SHAUGHNESSY The Classic of Poetry is the oldest collection of poetry from China, with 305 poems in total from the beginning of the Zhou dynasty (1045-256 BCE), the oldest from about 1000 BCE, the youngest from about 600…

Birthlanding and other poems by Yuan Changming

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YUAN CHANGMING Raging against the Crow in the Park Disguised as a pigeon, you’ve just had Enough food From my palm (& heart); then, you flap high up Beginning to circle above me, ready To flee away only after Shitting…

Emily’s room

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ANNA STELLA SCERBO Emily Dickinson lived on poetry, poetry was her Pole star, her only reason to live. In mid 19th century Massachusetts, education had hard puritan rules. Emily suffered from that situation but claimed and got freedom without striking…

Of Animal and Other Meetings

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SILVIA PIO (edited by) From Of Animal and Other Meetings by Rogan Wolf, Portugal Prints 2017 High Moments I have seen owls I have seen eagles. We have held meetings of high moment in the same ecstatic world. We have…

Each translation is a new creation

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POEMS BY JOHN IRVING CLARKE WITH THE ITALIAN TRANSLATION BY SILVIA PIO READING OF THE POEMS BY THE AUTHOR HIMSELF John Irving Clarke’ s poetry is a sharp blow to the reader’s conscience and goes straight to the point. There…

Wakefield Poetry Mosaic Project

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JOHN IRVING CLARKE Was it serendipity, coincidence or just sheer good fortune to be in the right place at the right time? Whatever, I happened to be in Mocca Moocho, a Wakefield café with a distinctly arts focussed air, when…

Poets of the World, Elena Liliana Popescu, Romania

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Born in Turnu Măgurele, Romania, in 1948, she is a Doctor in Mathematics and Professor at the University of Bucharest, Romania. She is poet, translator and editor, member of the Writers’ Union of Romania. She has published more than forty…