The Price of Time on the Île Saint-Germain
By Jacques Réda, translated by Jennie Feldman
The stretching shadows of passers-by
Stake out cosmic time across the lawn
And each blade of grass has cast its own
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Translation workshop with acclaimed poet Marina Boroditskaya
Monday 9th March 2015 5-7pm.
Pushkin House, London.
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Come and translate Russian poetry with one of Russia’s best-loved children’s authors and poets. Marina Boroditskaya will be here in person to help with translations of her poems into English and to discuss Russian poetry in translation with a small group. This workshop is supported by Modern Poetry in...
SAPPHO: “THE BROTHERS POEM”
A large and well preserved portion of a new poem by Sappho was discovered on a papyrus from a private collection and published by Dirk Obbink in early 2014, and dubbed by him “The Brothers Poem”:
… But you’re always chattering that Kharaxos comes, his ship with fully stuffed hold. As to that, Zeus and the gods only know, but these thoughts should not be in your head.
The Golden Apple: A Round of Stories, Songs, Spells, Proverbs and Riddles
Also a review of:
Arcana & Other Poems.
translated by Michael Smith and Luis Ingelmo.
Bilingual edition.124pp paperback, £9.95, ISBN 978184610569
Both Vasko Popa’s anthology of Serbo-Croatian folk literature and Verónica Volkow’s poems, collected from volumes published over fifteen years in her native Mexico, resonate with the inf...
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