Umit Singh Dhuga: Three poems
We were huddled by the Campbell House bar
on the penultimate Monday of July
downing pint after pint of tepid water.
My first reading sober, your last one alive.
Video: Rediscovering Ancient Greek Music
Armand D’Angour has spent years re-discovering the mysterious sounds of Ancient Greek music. In 2017, his work culminated in a unique performance at Oxford.
Rachel Hadas: Camilla
Our newborn granddaughter is named Camilla
from Aeneid VII’s warrior maiden,
the speedy runner, skimming over wheat,
scouring the ocean, keeping her feet dry.
Edna St. Vincent Millay: “Parisian Dream” by Charles Baudelaire
And, proud of what my art had done,
I viewed my painting, knew the great
Of marble, water, steel and slate.
Eva-Maria Simms, Michael Simms: Translating Rilke
Every thing is protected
by a grace ready for flight,
every stone and flower
every child at night.
Audio: William Carlos Williams reads “Seafarer”
He invites the storm, he
lives by it!