“The blind view sculptures with their fingers.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
Israeli poet Agi Mishol talks about old age, her family’s memories of Europe, and the role of nature in poetry.
Alaiza Pashkevich – also known as ‘Auntie’ – was the first female Belarusian poet. She was also a revolutionary who fought for her country’s language and cultural identity.
“to dust you won’t return / not quite.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
Writer and poet Andri Snær Magnason talks about Iceland’s sacred cows, the importance of his grandmother, and his latest book “On Time and Water”.
“In its crater, instead of magma, / the green chill of a lake.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
“The women cluster at the cathedral,/ hair in careful bouffant helmets/ armored and elegant, poised to herd/ purposefully/ into Mystery.” A poem by a contemporary American poet.
Cynthia Hogue’s poem “The Simple” is a rejection of the temptation of absolutes.
“gorgeous guys don’t go about in massive jars— / a thought the Anatomy Museum refutes.” A poem by a contemporary Polish poet.
“I was eight or nine when knowledge’s two sides, / both ends of the telescope, resolved in my heart.” A poem by an award-winning Polish poet, novelist and translator.