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Singing Poetry: Debussy and Villon

After debating this in my head for some time, I’ve decided to post my usual “Music Monday” (or “Tune Tuesday,” based on my timing) recommendations on my blog. 339 palabras más


Villon (Basil Bunting)

Poem: Villon
Poet: Basil Bunting
Link: Villon

“Vision is lies,” Basil Bunting says near the start of “Villon,” and indeed it is, for one in conditions such as these: 874 palabras más


A Poet of the People: François Villon in "If I Were King"

The original, 1855 edition of Walt Whitman’s Leaves of Grass begins with a free-wheeling prose introduction, touching on poetry, philosophy, and the American experience. Among the many topics Whitman covers is the role of poetry and the poet in the world of politics and government. 1.213 palabras más


The Poems of Master Francois Villon

Privately printed for the Villon Society. Translated and edited by John Payne. Limited edition, lettered “B.” of an unknown number of copies. Three-quarter leather with marbled boards. 115 palabras más

Rare Books

ballade of the ladies of times past

Tell me where, in which country
Is Flora, the beautiful Roman;
Archipiada (Alcibiades?), born Thaïs
Who was her first cousin;
Echo, speaking when one makes noise… 173 palabras más


returning to the village

Mais où sont les neiges d’antan?
F. Villon

What are you doing
by the fire, girl,
pale as a sapling
fading in the dusk? 126 palabras más