Monday, November 30, 2020

Public Body – By Mariela Cordero

  Translation by Aaron Devine   I don’t inhabit a country; I inhabit a body —broken— meekly unfurling over voracious ruins and breathing the smoke of burnt days. I don’t inhabit a...

Poems by J.R. Solonche

    The Best Myths Are The Metamorphoses  The best myths are the metamorphoses, the ones that change, transform, shift shapes from one ordinary to one more strange, from one mere mortally to one...

Poems by Robert Wexelblatt

  Oneirology A dream from this morning, a lecture dream. For once, there were no jokes, no digressions or asides, not even one for instance. My...

Poems By Henri Meschonnic

  Translated by Gabriella Bedetti & Don Boes   I am a whirlwind of meaning I unravel in what words can no longer say I am so full...

Three Poems by John Grey

  Emma's Interrupted Walk Emma was out walking the dog when she saw them, a girl and boy, surely still in their teens, down behind the bushes by...

Poems by James Croal Jackson

  How my mind functions on a given day dictates the way my poems are presented. Sometimes I'm scatterbrained and my poems are jarring. Other...

Five Poems by John Tustin

  A Cradle of Fire This life. Again and again reliving In my mind A moment in this life When I touched you (As if emerging in a morning To touch the...

Two Poems by Hurain Ghafoor

    My Silk Sonnets I move my arms slowly through the air, And imagine them as something spindly, Something wild and wondrous, Do I romanticize myself? Very...

Poems by Vipitha

  Translated from Malayalam by Ra Sh * Kissing a dead man Will the world consider kissing a dead man as a Kiss? A Kiss when someone is in senseless sleep with drooping...

Poems by Mariela Cordero

  The first. I am the first I'm at the beginning Of time In the middle of the gloom In the particle Of this sunset And to the edge Of the collapse. I am...

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