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Editors' Note, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook Dec 2019

Editors' Note, Katherine M. Carithers, Caroline E. Cook

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Reunion, Beatriz Fernandez Mar 2019

Reunion, Beatriz Fernandez

Beatriz F. Fernandez

My poem "Reunion" included in this anthology, forthcoming from Cynren Press in April, 2019.


To Be Known, Alexa Ashworth Jan 2019

To Be Known, Alexa Ashworth

Alexa Ashworth

No abstract provided.


To Be Known, Alexa Ashworth Jan 2019

To Be Known, Alexa Ashworth

Alexa Ashworth

Presented before you is a collective of raw, untamed poetic thoughts from my experiences as a Youth Treatment Counselor. In writing this personal narrative I have been able to let the inner turmoil of my soul soar with peace once more. You will discover how invalidation from supervisors and staff can quickly leave you at a standstill, being left to feel alone.  My goal for writing this piece has been to create mental metaphors for others in the field who have built up walls as a form of self-preservation, to feel comfort when there is no end.  I hope my ...


Laws Of Genetics, Sydney N. Sheltz-Kempf Jan 2019

Laws Of Genetics, Sydney N. Sheltz-Kempf

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Sweet Avaline, Tavia Lloyd Jan 2019

Sweet Avaline, Tavia Lloyd

The Hilltop Review

No abstract provided.


Autumn, Steven J. Maloney Jan 2019

Autumn, Steven J. Maloney

The Hilltop Review

Autumn: A sonnet. Copyright (c) 2018 by the author.


Artist (Excerpt), Bill Y. Tang Jan 2019

Artist (Excerpt), Bill Y. Tang

HUMBUG

No abstract provided.


Letting Poetry Inside, To Stay, Erin Siegferth Jan 2019

Letting Poetry Inside, To Stay, Erin Siegferth

Honors Research Projects

As a child, writing poetry came naturally, like learning to speak. Over time and throughout school, rigid styles of academic interpretation and an air of demographic exclusivity corrupted the genre. I came to associate poetry with historical, formal poets of history. It wasn't until my undergraduate studies introduced me to contemporary poetry that I realized poems were still being created and consumed today, by a diverse and thriving community. This realization renewed my perception of poetry and gave me permission to write in a way that felt authentic, despite the conventions and rules I had learned. In this introduction ...


River Of Dreams, Kaysone Syonesa Dec 2018

River Of Dreams, Kaysone Syonesa

Journal of Southeast Asian American Education and Advancement

3 Lao American poems


Here To See It, Benjamin Chase Dec 2018

Here To See It, Benjamin Chase

Master of Fine Arts in Professional Writing Theses

Benjamin J. Chase’s Here To See It is a collection of contemporary poetry plotted across the hours of a day and the respective stages of life. A mix of lyrical and narrative musings, the book houses a wide variety of poetic forms (including a translation, sonnets, ekphrastic meditations, and free-verse experiments) on an even wider variety of subjects. A diverse collection, Here To See It is a series of reflections on the formal and informal moments that make up a lifetime.


The Voices Of Life And Death In Shakespeare’S Narrative Poems, Jonathan Locke Hart Dec 2018

The Voices Of Life And Death In Shakespeare’S Narrative Poems, Jonathan Locke Hart

CLCWeb: Comparative Literature and Culture

The article “The Voices of Life and Death in Shakespeare’s Narrative Poems” uses Shakespeare’s dedications and Venus and Adonis and The Rape of Lucrece to discuss art and life, death and life, life-writing and death-writing. The relation between life and art, often framed in terms of mimesis, is fraught with difficulties, so that the connection between ethics and aesthetics is intricate. After briefly discussing the theoretical debate on mimesis, this article examines closely Shakespeare’s narrative poems, to discuss life and death as well as, to some extent, health, illness. The poems explore the themes of time, love ...


Finding And Making Home: Poems And Reflections Of Undergraduate Children Of Immigrants, Gladys Perez Dec 2018

Finding And Making Home: Poems And Reflections Of Undergraduate Children Of Immigrants, Gladys Perez

Master's Theses

The number of children of immigrants within the United States has grown over the past few decades and more so we are seeing a greater number of these children pursuing a higher education. With a growing number of undergraduate children of immigrants growing, there is a need to understand how they see themselves as a part of the United States. Previous studies take into consideration how these students navigate higher education, however, there is a lack of research on these students’ larger understanding of belonging within the overall nation. Poetry as data and a process was the grounding methodology that ...


Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia Dec 2018

Notes On Contributors, Molly Lynde-Recchia

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No abstract provided.


Martial Iv.29 By Martial, George Held Dec 2018

Martial Iv.29 By Martial, George Held

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Translated from Latin by George Held.


Four Poems From The Divine Way Station By Shaojun Li, Shelley Kristina Hu Dec 2018

Four Poems From The Divine Way Station By Shaojun Li, Shelley Kristina Hu

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Translated from Chinese by Shelley Kristina Hu:

  • At Dusk
  • The Divine Way Station
  • Confession
  • Green Jade


Five Poems From Miss Suki, Or America Is Not Far By Utz Rachowski, Louise Stoehr Dec 2018

Five Poems From Miss Suki, Or America Is Not Far By Utz Rachowski, Louise Stoehr

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The five short poems selected from Utz Rachowski’s (1954- ) 2013 volume Miss Suki oder Amerika ist nicht weit! mark a shift in his poetic work. His poetry and prose focus almost exclusively on life in the former German Democratic Republic. During the time the GDR existed, his critical poems were cause for his arrest and imprisonment and eventual exile to West Germany. Rachowski has continued to examine his experiences of life under state oppression, including the ramifications of unification. With the 2013 publication of Miss Suki, Rachowski added a new tone of lightness to his writing, which nevertheless remains ...


Two Poems By Robert Desnos, Armine Kotin Mortimer Dec 2018

Two Poems By Robert Desnos, Armine Kotin Mortimer

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Translated from French by Armine Kotin Mortimer:

  • So often have I dreamt of you
  • No, love has not died


Poems By Rilke, Catullus, And Baudelaire, Susan Mclean Dec 2018

Poems By Rilke, Catullus, And Baudelaire, Susan Mclean

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Translated by Susan McLean:

  • From German - Die Erblindende (The Woman Going Blind) by Rainer Maria Rilke (1875-1926)
  • From Latin - Catullus 11 by Catullus (c.84 - c.54 BC)
  • From French - Les Deux Bonnes Sœurs (The Two Sisters of Mercy) and Bien loin d'ici (Very Far from Here) by Charles Baudelaire (1821-1867)


Four Poems By Yu Xiuhua, Xinlu Yan Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yu Xiuhua, Xinlu Yan

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Translated from Chinese by Xinlu Yan:

  • My Dog, Little Wu
  • I Crossed Half of China to Lay You
  • An Evening in Early Winter
  • I Please This world With Pains


Three Poems By Alfred De Musset, Zack Rogow Dec 2018

Three Poems By Alfred De Musset, Zack Rogow

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Translated from French by Zack Rogow:

  • To Ulric G.
  • I love the first shiver of winter
  • Venice


Three Poems From The Fabric Of The Universe By Andrée Chedid, Kathryn L. Kimball Dec 2018

Three Poems From The Fabric Of The Universe By Andrée Chedid, Kathryn L. Kimball

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Translated from French by Kathryn Kimball:

  • Still Here Passing Through
  • Growing Old VI
  • Dying IV


Four Poems In Diverse Styles By Natsume Sōseki, Erik R. Lofgren Dec 2018

Four Poems In Diverse Styles By Natsume Sōseki, Erik R. Lofgren

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Translated from Japanese by Erik Lofgren.


Three Laisses From The Franco-Italian Song Of Roland, John T. Duval Dec 2018

Three Laisses From The Franco-Italian Song Of Roland, John T. Duval

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These three laisses, that is, decasyllabic verse-paragraphs of various lengths whose lines end with the same assonance, are from the thirteenth-century Franco-Italian version of The Song of Roland, known as the V4 manuscript of St. Mark's Church, Venice. They illustrate creative thirteenth-century innovations, in a slightly different language, added to the much better known twelfth-century Anglo-Norman French Chanson de Roland, known as the Oxford version.

“La Chanson de Roland”: The French Corpus, Vol. 1, Part 2, The Venice 4 Version, 2005, Brepols, 2005, pp. 97, 100-1, 246-7.


Four Poems By Yoshiko Hanabusa, Rina Kikuchi Dec 2018

Four Poems By Yoshiko Hanabusa, Rina Kikuchi

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Translated from Japanese by Rina Kikuchi:

  • The State of My Day
  • Fallen Blossom
  • Over the Winter Mountains
  • The Battle of Sparrows


Better Left Unsaid And Other Poems, John Brugaletta Dec 2018

Better Left Unsaid And Other Poems, John Brugaletta

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Translated from Classical Greek by John Brugaletta:

  • Better Left Unsaid by Philodemus (110-35 BC)
  • Still Young by Philodemus
  • Le Moment Psychologique by Rufinus (340-410 AD)


To The Arab Nation: After “Damn You,” You Are No Longer Worthy Of Greetings, Houssem Ben Lazreg Dec 2018

To The Arab Nation: After “Damn You,” You Are No Longer Worthy Of Greetings, Houssem Ben Lazreg

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Translated from Arabic by Houssem Ben Lazreg.


Six Poems From Cargo Of Stars — Coolitude By Khal Torabully, Nancy Naomi Carlson Dec 2018

Six Poems From Cargo Of Stars — Coolitude By Khal Torabully, Nancy Naomi Carlson

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Translated from French by Nancy Naomi Carlson:

  • I refuse
  • I have faith in the rhythm of waves
  • I know the echo
  • No grammar can express
  • My cargo mother-of-pearl
  • Night will shower the hidden flowers


Three Inscriptions For Paintings By Yao Nai, Andrew Gudgel Dec 2018

Three Inscriptions For Paintings By Yao Nai, Andrew Gudgel

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Translated from Chinese by Andrew Gudgel.


Four Poems From Thorny Roses By Ichinohe Kenzō, Joshua Solomon Dec 2018

Four Poems From Thorny Roses By Ichinohe Kenzō, Joshua Solomon

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Translated from Japanese by Joshua Solomon:

  • Thorny Roses
  • Sand Pear Petals
  • Rice Fish
  • Early Spring

Author acknowledges Ito Yumiko of Tsugaru Shobo for securing translation and publication rights.