Tag Archive for Silvia Pio

Winter Solstice Poems

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AGBRIGG WRITERS By four we’ve closed the shutters By four we’ve closed the shutters Light’s fled the skies Throughout the ailing autumn We watched it go sadly and painfully. Now blessed solstice dawns Not just the shortest day But life’s…

Poetry and Ecology: a panel discussion

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On August 18 2021, the annual Festival of Poetry at Medellín hosted a panel on Poetry and Ecology, hosted by Gloria Chvatal. Participants were Native Canadian poet, Natasha Kanapé Fontaine, and co-founder of the Albero Project, English poet Richard Berengarten.…

In Protest: 150 Poems for Human Rights

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SILVIA PIO This is a unique anthology, published in 2013 and sprung from the collaboration between the Human Rights Consortium and the Institute of English Studies, both from the School of Advanced Study, University of London, and the Keats House…

Stages of the Fall

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ALAN TRIST Leaves rustling, rustling dance in bond with wind a multitude on each tree in step yet separate Leaves falling, falling the whole airspace twirling, twirling thoughts in resonance refuting separation Leaves scurry, scurry back and forth across the…

Modesty and Mastery

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PAUL SCOTT DERRICK Ian Sharp (b. 1954 in Louth, Lincolnshire) is an undiscovered talent. Except for a smattering of local exhibitions in the city of Valencia, where he lived from 1984 till 1996, and a few more in the seaside…

Juvenile Magnolia

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STEPHEN WILSON All year long I’ve been waiting on the promise of a light green cocoon whose size increased in almost imperceptible increments its tepals unable to free themselves yet always on the point of budburst as if something inside…

Clouds

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SILVIA PIO Clouds crowd this instant suspended like a weightless veil wrapping the view while suns flow by in blue cuttings of sky. In the clouds we read stories of an existence floating above ours like a light touch upon…