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A Synchronistic Experience with a Blue Butterfly


The book-length sequence of poems entitled The Blue Butterfly  was conceived when Richard Berengarten took the photo below on 25 May 1985, outside the Memorial Museum at Šumarice, on the outskirts of the city of Kragujevac in central Serbia. The museum commemorates a…

The Ghost of the Mediterranean


MARIO NICOLAO And I hear my secret sea flood in, my hushed inner sea (‘Cicadas’, FL 171) a Homage to Agnostos Nomolos The Mediterranean contains many ghosts under the ceaseless to-ing and fro-ing of its green-blue waves. The ghost of…