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Seasons in Rome. essay by Anna Maria Cossiga

Winter It’s snowing! So beautiful. You never have snow, in Rome. Well, sometimes you do. Every twenty years or so. White carpet, muffling the steps of the many people walking … Continue reading

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Three Poems by Mebane Robertson

Minor Alterations They are my people.  Please, let me talk to them. They speak in tongues in the cafeteria of life on the Outside. They eat the bland food fed … Continue reading

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The Truth in the Mirror. story by Paolo Lagazzi. translation by NB

The moment he realized he was trapped in the elevator, Luis started banging his hands and feet against the steel door. Maybe someone would hear him; and in fact, someone did. … Continue reading

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Ferko. poem by Gabriele Tinti. translation by David Graham

Ferko is the diminutive of František, a Slovak Rom singer who, along with his sister, was born with a terrible genetic disease: osteogenesis imperfecta. It is a disease that made … Continue reading

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Two poems by Emily Sklar

Mirror  (portent acquaintance) a kef in humed, derision fumed protruding lyr. slurred in leer rebelliously mere- age spills appear, statis defied, a lonesome I cried to the moon as I … Continue reading

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