Two Poems by Meschonnic

Two Poems by Meschonnic

a lineis only asentence that stops then anotherlife rhymeswith lifewe are all living rhymeswho look tofinish their sentencesthere is noend ofspeakingmaybe without knowing itwe are…

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El Silencio de Las Cosas or The Silence of Things

The Silence of Things

Por qué pedir más luz vedada altura,si es seguro otro duelo bajo el dueloy fatigar las alas con el vueloo desgarrarse en la opulenta hondura?…

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The Trouble with Happiness

The Trouble with Happiness

When I was seventeen we moved into a three room apartment, in what my mother called “a better neighborhood.” The monthly rent was twenty kroner…

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Bird of Breath: Four Rubai

Bird of Breath

سەردەفتەرێ وەصفێن تەیە دیباجەیێ دلیەک قەطرە ژ لوطفا تەیە سیراجەیێ دلذکرێ تە دکت دوڕ و ضیا لەهجەیێ دلطەیرێ نەفەسا های و هوویا لەهجەیێ دل A…

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Chitarroni and Chatwin in Patagonia

Chitarroni and Chatwin in Patagonia

Author: Luis Chitarroni Title: From Siluetas/Silhouettes  (La Bestia Equilátera, 2012) Language:  Spanish (Argentina)  Excerpt Length: Approx. 1,300 Words Translator: Allison A. deFreeseRights Holder: Luis Chitarroni,…

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Classical Chinese Poems from Song Dynasty

Classical Chinese Poems

In this section we present a series of Chinese Classical poetry translated by Gary Young.

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A Nilgai Deer in the City of Delhi

A Nilgai Deer in the City of Delhi

Between the high walland the roadwith six lines of trafficon a scrap of dried out soil under a dried up treea deer standsin the very…

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YERE YERE PAUSA

YERE YERE PAUSA

Yere yere pausa Come to me rain, let the drops percolate, collect in plastic tubs drained through pipes made of dreams and denim   Tula…

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FIXED STARS

FIXED STARS

ESTRELLAS FIJAS Cuando ya de la vida el alma tenga, con el cuerpo, rota, y duerma en el sepulcro esa noche, más larga que las…

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The leather bag

The leather bag

Translated from Tamil by Jayanthi Sankar She pressed the doorbell. One of the duplicate keys to the front door had been left with her. However, she…

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For a Poem

For a Poem

Translated from Bangla by Md. Ziaul Haque. I go near a tree and utter: Oh kind tree, can you provide me a poem? The tree…

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Oh Freedom

Oh Freedom

Translated from Bangla by Md. Ziaul Haque. Freedom, you’re The classic verses of Tagore, timeless lyrics. Freedom, you’re Kazi Nazrul a great man with thick…

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Riches

Riches

Translated from Bangla by Md. Ziaul Haque. When I stand the wall reflects the shadow, My very own shadow. Two eyes are there Behind the…

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