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Of Fruits and of Dust

A lot of people’s minds in Duluth will be on a visit from the President today. Given the current political climate, I get that. Mine, however, will be elsewhere. 973 palabras más

three poems from An Invitation to Poetry

Maggie Dietz (Editor), Robert Pinsky (Editor, Boston University)

Ay, Ay, Ay de la Grifa Negra

by Julia De Burgos

Ay, ay, ay, that am kinky-haired and pure black… 341 palabras más


The Street - Octavio Paz

It’s a long and silent street.
I walk in the dark and trip and fall
and get up and step blindly
on the mute stones and dry leaves… 68 palabras más

Octavio Paz

ASCOLTAMI- Octavio Paz

Ascoltami come chi ascolta piovere,
né attenta né distratta,
passi lievi, pioviggine,
acqua che è aria, aria che è tempo,
il giorno non finisce di andarsene, 268 palabras más


BOOK REVIEW: Octavio Paz / Selected Poems ed. by Charles Tomlinson

Selected Poems by Octavio Paz
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Amazon page

Octavio Paz was a Mexican author, poet, and diplomat who won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1990. 358 palabras más


Around the World in 5 Works of Poetry

5.) On Love and Barley by Matsuo Basho : One doesn’t get better haiku than Basho.

4.) The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur : This isn’t the expected fair for an “around the world” post as it’s not blatantly infused with setting / geography, but culture does factor in prominently. 157 palabras más


Recycling Neruda

by Stephen Kessler

The cardboard slipcases of the three-volume Obras completas and the four-in-one Libro de las odas have been through a lot since I bought them in Madrid in 1976 at one of those dilapidated bookstalls across from Atocha, had them wrapped in layers of brown paper by the ladies in the basement of Correos who expertly, with just string and hot wax, would prepare your package, not even a box, for the voyage to California, and unwrapped them intact at home in the Soquel hills a few weeks later. 825 palabras más