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Dylan’s Rolling Stone

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SILVIA PIO (edited by) Like A Rolling Stone Bob Dylan 1965 “A rolling stone gathers no moss.” This saying refers to someone who is always travelling and changing jobs. These people have the advantage of having no responsibilities and cares, but…

Lichen Song and Other Poems

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ARTHUR SZE Lichen Song —Snow in the air     you’ve seen a crust on the ceiling wood and never considered how I gather moisture when you step out of the shower     you don’t care that I respire as you breathe     for…

A Unique and Independent Voice in Arabic Poetry

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The Iraqi poet Salah Niazi (SILVIA PIO, edited by) DISCO Drumbeats smash into their echoes and shatter like the screams of broken trees. To and fro, as if the flames licks the wood first; Again lick the wood and again…

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, co-founder of the Albero Project, English poet Richard Berengarten, and…

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…