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Poetry and Creation: Three Poems from The Golden Chain


SARA RUSSELL The Golden Chain (self-published by the author, Venice, 1970; bilingual English-Italian edition: Florence: Paideia, 1998, reprinted in 2001) is a selection of poems written between 1963 and 1969. I helped my father prepare the first bilingual edition for publication…

Poetry, Trees, and Hope: Twelve Propositions


RICHARD BERENGARTEN Twelve propositions Our words inspiration, respiration and spirit all have a common origin in the Latin verb spirare ‘to breathe’. We breathe involuntarily and necessarily. The air we depend on for life itself surrounds the earth like a…