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In Zimbabwe, John Eppel and Togara Muzanenhamo epitomise the ideal of the poet dedicated to...
The Man Who Delivers Clouds
This selection of poems offers the reader a good introduction to a poet of oxymorons,...
The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak
The poems in The Language We Were Never Taught to Speak explore the many identities,...
The Courage of Poetry
The Courage of Poetry is an ars poetica, not in a technical sense, but as...
In the Garden of I Am
Although every poem in this book begins with the same first three words, each is...
This Cockeyed World
COCKEYED: askew, crooked, intoxicated, absurd; marked by bends or angles; incongruous, not straight. In other...
Kafka's writings are characterized by an extreme sensitivity manifested in absurdity, alienation, and gallows humor, and these two particular collections of short pieces, A Country Doctor (1919) and A Hunger Artist (1924), represent later works in the corpus. Poems and Songs of Love is a translation of the collection Piyyutim ve-Shirei Yedidot by Georg Mordechai Langer, which contains an elegy to Langer's friend and mentor Franz Kafka. Langer and Kafka hailed from the same middle-class, assimilated, Jewish Prague background and shared a mutual interest in Hasidic culture, literature, and Hebrew. This collaborative translation by Elana and Menachem Wolff from the...

"In the last few decades the interest in hunger artists has decreased dramatically. -- Kafka / Indeed the turn has come, the bond is at an end, / a bond made of waves of the sea of the world; -- Langer"
A Hunger Artist and Other Stories; Poems and Songs of Love

Georg Mordechai Langer, Franz Kafka, Menachem Wolff, Thor Polson, Elana Wolff
A Hunger Artist and Other Stories; Poems and Songs of Love
The House Is Past: Poems 1978-1998
The Haunted Hand
The Anthology of Italian-Canadian Writing
Fire Watcher
The Tenderness and the Wood
The Fat Man Arpeggios
Black Diva: Selected Poems 1982-1986
The Fertile Crescent
Somewhat Absurd, Somehow Existential
Body of Night: Selected Poems