Katie Griffiths

Katie Griffiths grew up in Ottawa, Canada, in a family originally from Northern Ireland. In 2019 she was awarded second prize in the National Poetry Competition with ‘Do not indulge indigo’ and had the...

Dorianne Laux – Evening

Moonlight pours down without mercy, no matter how many have perished beneath the trees. The river rolls on. There will always be silence, no matter how long someone has wept against the side of a house, bare forearms pressed to the shingles. Everything ends. Even pain, even...

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) is one of the three films in the history of cinema which ever won all five major Academy Awards such as: Academy Award for Best Director to...

Laura Maria Zanetti – Kiss Me

take my scream away the scream inside out when they’ll attack in the absence of the moon lead me into the sweet oak forest and on the humus of putrid leaves where little treasures are hidden for the rich kiss me kiss...

Laura Maria Zanetti

Laura Maria Zanetti, born in 1949, under the sign Aries, lives in Telve di Trento, with some periods of time in California, which is where her eldest son lives. In 2000 she founded, and was...

Zazie in the Metro

  The film, released in 1960, is based on the novel of the same name by Raymond Queneau, an author very much in vogue in those years. The plot, as in all the writings of...

Wislawa Szymborska – Writing a résumé

What needs to be done? Fill out the application and enclose a résumé. Regardless of the length of life a résumé is best kept short. Concise, well-chosen facts are de rigueur. Landscapes are replaced by addresses, shaky memories give way to...

Michael Rothenberg – Coming Apart

If it were a real dream  the roses would  come apart. 

Michael Rothenberg

Michael Rothenberg is co-founder of 100 Thousand Poets for Change and co-founder of Poets In Need, a non-profit 501(c)3, assisting poets in crisis. His books of poetry include Drawing The Shade (Dos Madres Press,...

Sudeep Sen – Bharatanatyam dancer

Spaces in the electric air divide themselves in circular rhythms, as the slender grace of your arms and bell-tied ankles describe a geometric topography, real, cosmic, one that once reverberated continually in a prescribed courtyard of an ancient...

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Grace Nichols – Lost in Translation

(por el espíritu de poesía en Medellín, Colombia) As if the earth had shifted axis again I walk the streets of your city, Medellín, a hammock of...

Grace Nichols

Grace Nichols was born in Guyana but has lived in Britain since 1977. Her first book of poems ‘I is a long-memoried Woman’ won...

Grace Nichols – Passport to Here and There

RECLAIMING HER STORY THROUGH MEMORY Chandramohan Sathyanathan engaging with the poetry of Grace Nichols Grace Nichols is a major female voice and a widely read Anglophone...

Chandramohan Sathyanathan – A Posthumous Letter

I am a primate dwelling in the wild forests of my language. My tongue lost irretrievably in the swamp of hunger, I hide amidst the barren rocks. Your own selfie sheds...

Chandramohan Sathyanathan

Chandramohan Sathyanathan alias Chandramohan S. (b.1986) is an Indian English language Dalit poet based in Trivandrum, Kerala. He has been published in many magazines...