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Rain – Jack Gilbert / Robert Doisneau

Suddenly this defeat. This rain. The blues gone gray And the browns gone gray And yellow A terrible amber. In the cold streets Your warm body. In whatever room Your warm body. among all the people Your absence The people who are always Not you. I have been easy with trees Too long. Too familiar … Continue reading

TOUCH ME, remind me who I am – Stanley Kunitz / Kansuke Yamamoto

TOUCH ME – Stanley Kunitz Summer is late, my heart. Words plucked out of the air some forty years ago when I was wild with love and torn almost in two scatter like leaves this night of whistling wind and rain. It is my heart that’s late, it is my song that’s flown. Outdoors all … Continue reading

My Thoughts Fly To You – Love Poems: Carol Ann Duffy / Peter Seelig

Miles Away I want you and you are not here. I pause in this garden, breathing the colour thought is before language into still air. Even your name is a pale ghost and, though I exhale it again and again, it will not stay with me. Tonight I make you up, imagine you, your movements … Continue reading

Mac Harshberger : American Art Deco

Frank Macoy ( Mac ) Harshberger 1900 – 1975 Mac Harshberger was a highly successful illustrator who is best known for his elegant, simplified forms in which positive and negative shapes are equally important and economy of line is the rule.   The drawings done in this mode were mostly executed in the 1920’s and 30’s … Continue reading

Anne Sexton – Portrait

“Everyone in me is a bird I am beating all my wings” ― Anne Sexton, Love Poems Anne Sexton Anne Gray Harvey was born in Newton, Massachusetts, in 1928. She attended Garland Junior College for one year and married Alfred Muller Sexton II at age nineteen. She enrolled in a modeling course at the Hart Agency and … Continue reading

Letters to Lou Andreas Salome – Rainer Maria Rilke

“I think of you at any time of the day and my worried thoughts accompany all your steps. The slightest breathe on your forehead is a kiss from my lips and each dream speaks to you with my voice. My love is like a coat wrapped around you to protect and warm you up.” Rilke … Continue reading

I Have Dreamed of You So Much – Robert Desnos / Richard Diebenkorn

I have dreamed of you so much that you are no longer real. Is there still time for me to reach your breathing body, to kiss your mouth and make your dear voice come alive again? I have dreamed of you so much that my arms, grown used to being crossed on my chest as … Continue reading

Two English Poems to a woman- Jorge Luis Borges

“I inscribe this book to I.J.: English, innumerable and an Angel. Also: I offer her that kernel of myself that I have saved, somehow – the central heart that deals not in words, traffics not with dreams and is untouched by time, by joy, by adversities” TWO ENGLISH POEMS Por Jorge Luis Borges (1934) I. The … Continue reading

Happiness – Raymond Carver

So early it’s still almost dark out. I’m near the window with coffee, and the usual early morning stuff that passes for thought. When I see the boy and his friend walking up the road to deliver the newspaper. They wear caps and sweaters, and one boy has a bag over his shoulder. They are … Continue reading

Rostro de vos – Mario Benedetti

Rostro de Vos by Mario Benedetti I have a loneliness so crowded so full of nostalgia and images of you of long ago good-byes and kisses welcomed of the beginnings of change and the last car of the train leaving I have a loneliness so crowded that I can organize it like a parade by … Continue reading

Jorge Luis Borges

This interview was conducted in July 1966, in conversations I held with Borges at his office in the Biblioteca Nacional, of which he is the director. The room, recalling an older Buenos Aires, is not really an office at all but a large, ornate, high-ceilinged chamber in the newly renovated library. On the walls—but far … Continue reading

En esta noche, en este mundo / Alejandra Pizarnik

En esta noche en este mundo las palabras del sueño de la infancia de la muerte nunca es eso lo que uno quiere decir la lengua natal castra la lengua es un órgano de conocimiento del fracaso de todo poema castrado por su propia lengua que es el órgano de la re-creación del re-conocimiento pero … Continue reading

I, eternal child – Egon Schiele Poems / Reinfried Marass

SUN Taste redness, smell lulling white winds, look at it in the universe: sun. Gaze at stars yellow and glittering till you feel good and have to shut out the blinking. Brainworlds sparkle in your caves. Sun — Egon Schiele, Ich ewiges Kind (I, Eternal Child).  Gedichte, Vienna/Munich (2) 1985. p. 24 “Bodies have their own … Continue reading

Poppy and Memory – Paul Celan / Edvard Munch

Aus der Hand frißt der Herbst mir sein Blatt: wir sind Freunde, Wir schälen die Zeit aus den Nüssen und lehren sie gehn: die Zeit kehrt zurück in die Schale. Im Spiegel ist Sonntag, im Traum wird geschlafen, der Mund redet wahr. Mein Aug steigt hinab zum Geschlecht der Geliebten; wir sehen uns an, I … Continue reading

Sleep Spaces – Robert Desnos / Carmen Lobo

In the night there are of course the seven wonders of the world and the greatness tragedy and enchantment. Forests collide with legendary creatures hiding in thickets. There is you. In the night there are the walker’s footsteps the murderer’s the town policeman’s light from the street lamp and the ragman’s lantern There is you. … Continue reading

Take wings, north wind…Hugo von Hofmannsthal / Reinfried Marass

You are the garden locked, Your childlike hands are waiting, Your lips are without violence. You are the fountain sealed, Life’s frozen threshold, Tart and cold in ignorance. Take wings, north wind, Come, south wind, across the hills, And blow through this grove! Let all fragrances come awake, Let life free itself From sleep’s frozen … Continue reading

My voice because of you – Pedro Salinas

Letters to Katherine Whitmore: The secret epistolary of the great poet of love,1932-1947 was at last published in 2002, twenty years after Katherine Whitmore’s death, through the efforts of any, especially his son and daughter Pedro Salinas and solita Salinas de Marichal, who in permiting its publication also followed the wishes of their late recipient, professor Whitmore, … Continue reading

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