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November 2014

Lise Haller Baggesen, “Entanglement Practice,” 2011

The oldest monthly devoted to verse in the English-speaking world.

  • Ilya Kutik
  • Lev Oborin
  • Dafydd Gwilym
  • Shuzo Takiguchi
  • Bertolt Brecht
From this Issue
    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine Sea Sickness

      By Ilya Kutik
      What’s left of my battles and my turmoil
      is in my seaside cabin: this roiling air.
      And yet it’s what’s outside that makes me shiver.
      Not the ocean coldness — something heavier.

      Hot black tea might help — it revives.
      Two kinds of glass are at hand for my...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine From “Translations in Bare Outline”

      By Lev Oborin
      Mr. President! The monsoon season is approaching.
      This raises the question: What steps are planned
      to ensure the timely gathering of the harvest
      and to prevent farms from being inundated
      along the floodplains of the Amazon river?

      Mr. President! I just wanted to express how...

    • poem

      Appeared in Poetry Magazine The Wind

      By Dafydd ap Gwilym
      Skywind, skillful disorder,
      Strong tumult walking over there,
      Wondrous man, rowdy-sounding,
      World hero, with neither foot nor wing.
      Yeast in cloud loaves, you were thrown out
      Of sky’s pantry, with not one foot,
      How swiftly you run, and so well
      This moment above the high hill.

      Tell me,...

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