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I am delighted to have a poem published at Poethead, one of my favourite poetry places. Many thanks to the editor, Chris Murray.

You can read it here.


A Few Words about First Lines: Poetry Edition

As promised, here’s the companion to my post on opening lines, this time turning the focus to poetry.

John Donne, „The Canonization“

For God’s sake, hold your tongue and let me love,

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For The Future (Shearsman Books)

In June 2016 David Caddy wrote a fine review of this little book. In October Tom Phillips also wrote a review and this was sent to all the contributors whose work had made the book important. 1.062 weitere Wörter


Paul Celan

Unreadability of this
world. All doubles.

The strong clocks
back the fissure-hour,

You, wedged into your deepest,
climb out of yourself
for ever.

— Paul Celan, “Unreadability,” … 9 weitere Wörter


Några anteckningar om översättning – Marcia Sá Cavalcante Schuback

1. De flesta översättningsteorier pendlar mellan två grundmodeller. I den första beskrivs översättning som en överföring från det främmande till det egna, från det obekanta till det bekanta, från främmandespråk till modersmål. 2.852 weitere Wörter

#21/22 Mellan Det Egna Och Det Främmande

Michael Hamburger In Conversation

‚Some of the poems I wrote in the USA are responses to my discoveries of wilderness and wild life, on the walks that were my main compensation for enforced absence from home, others to the civilisation that has become ours, since American monetarist and free market ideology were imported by Margaret Thatcher.‘ p.16… 516 weitere Wörter

Paul Celan