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I [Can[t] Count the B’s. poem by Mark Rudman

I [Can[t] Count the B’s Bond waits for Dent to empty his gun into the dummy, pumping superfluous bullets just to make sure. Scientists can’t be bothered to count bullets, … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Two stories by Corrado Premuda, translated from the Italian by Natasha Senjanović, with illustrations by Andrea Guerzoni

Beauty after the Beast Once upon a time there was a distinguished salon of noblewomen who to pass the time in a pleasing and creative manner invented stories and tales … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Three poems by Mario Luzi, translated by Nicholas Benson

First Night of Spring Something dies, something is born the moment a rumble of thunder splits open the upper reaches of night, sudden announcement of spring, rupturing sleep… Generations on … Continue reading

February 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Time Suite. poem by Robert Margolis

Time Suite 1. Cadenza I have seen the incipient membrane of cities The weltered contagion The wending of shadows The black night of stars Shimmying indelicately Memory lisping its sorry … Continue reading

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Matthew 5:13-19. poem by John Alter

Matthew 5:13-19 Jesus said, “You are the salt of the earth… * yesterday in the early hours my mother died her saltiness restored all that had through the months of … Continue reading

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