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Wings Folded in Cracks
Where other poets of his generation developed strategies of deconstruction, Jean-Pierre Vallotton invented a brave...
Instead of Whom Does the Flower Bloom: The Poems of Vlado Kreslin
Kreslin's poetry is a beautiful aesthetic experience, evocative and subtle, particularly rich in natural imagery....
A Still Life: Selected Poems (1960-2010)
His poems make you forget what poetry is. Bernlef's secret is in the way he...
Freeze-frame
This is a translation by two-time Governor-General's award-recipient Nigel Spencer of award-winning Quebecois writer Lise...
Snow Drifts, I Sing: Selected Poems
Juhan Liiv (1864-1913) has the same significance for Estonian culture that Federico GarcĂ­a Lorca and...
The Absolute Is a Round Die
The Absolute Is a Round Die is a work of metaphysical meditation, a verbal mural...
In French, Tombeau de Lou. At its origin, the death of the childhood friend, the chosen sister, swept away by a sudden cancer. She was fifty-three. Like the poet. The one who remains, the survivor, the inconsolable woman. That's the anecdote. Afterwards -- if an afterwards is possible, the urgency presses, the need to find words for the pain and questions that death raises, strewn at random in revolt, in violence, in memory, in mourning and in dread. To translate the hasty metamorphosis of the ever-so-living into the ever-so-dead. To give meaning, albeit fragile, albeit mortal, to the meaningless. To...

"With innocence, death, perfect in all points. You will not have seen it coming; it will have furrowed fast in the deepest recess of your bones. Despite the thick shadow projected on the ochre wall by the cords and blades of the Venetian blinds, the day's softness continues to filter... "
Things That Fall

Denise Desautels, Alisa Belanger
2013
Things That Fall
Elsewhere on Earth
Beyond The Flames
Rooms
Dark Menagerie
Farida
Pondering the Weight of Being: Selected Poems (1944-2013)
Breathing Underwater
Portraits of Absence
The Golden Shower: Or What Men Want
Life Stories
Where spaces glow: selected poems
The Four Roads Hotel