Tagged: poetry

Featured Poem 5/20 – “To Dorothy” 0

Featured Poem 5/20 – “To Dorothy”

To Dorothy by Marvin Bell   You are not beautiful, exactly. You are beautiful, inexactly. You let a weed grow by the mulberry and a mulberry grow by the house. So close, in the personal...

Featured Poem 5/13 – “Arabic” 0

Featured Poem 5/13 – “Arabic”

Arabic by Naomi Shihab Nye   The man with laughing eyes stopped smiling to say, “Until you speak Arabic, you will not understand pain.” Something to do with the back of the head, an...

Featured Poem 5/6 – “In Flight” 0

Featured Poem 5/6 – “In Flight”

In Flight by Jennifer K. Sweeney   The Himalayan legend says there are beautiful white birds that live completely in flight. They are born in the air, must learn to fly before falling and...

Featured Poem 4/29 – “Anarchy” 0

Featured Poem 4/29 – “Anarchy”

Anarchy by Carlos Oliva      translated by Anthony Seidman   On these streets where love is a word which one doesn’t see anywhere I discovered a state of being as beautiful as a flower...

Featured Poem 4/22 – from Six Czech Poets 1

Featured Poem 4/22 – from Six Czech Poets

by Pavel Kolmacka      translated by Alexandra Büchler      from Six Czech Poets   Still midday air, the breeze asleep in the nest of a tree. Before long God will give us a...

Featured Poem 4/15 – “Under the Harmonious Moon” 0

Featured Poem 4/15 – “Under the Harmonious Moon”

Under the Harmonious Moon by Bavuudorj Tsogdorj  translated by Lyn Coffin   You exist so far from my world But I have reason to want never to come to you. I want not to...