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Speak Only of the Moon: A New Translation of Rumi
As readers everywhere of the Sufi poet Rumi know, his thought is at once profound...
Natural Stories #1
To his European audience Sanguineti is the intellectual confrère of writers such as Italo Calvino...
Croton Elegies
This collection of poetry, inspired by Antonio Barolini's residence in Croton-on-Hudson, New York, was originally...
Intimate Dialogues
There are two of them, she and he. They live together. She would like to...
Guernica and Other Poems
The writing of Carlos De Oliveira is usually considered neo-realist, but this selection of poems...
Angelina's Lips
To be Hitchcockian about it, the story deals with the relationship between Umber, a professor...
Juhan Liiv (1864-1913) has the same significance for Estonian culture that Federico García Lorca and T.S. Eliot have for modern culture created, respectively, in Spanish and English. Liiv's existential-patriotic and intimate-holistic lyrics have had an impact across Estonian society. Rebellion against all models and fashions existing in poetry unites Liiv with Walt Whitman: noble and proud, always in search of original expression, ever aspiring to resemble God in the inimitability of creation.

"It would be madness / to silence one's mother tongue. / Even the hen explicates things / to her brood."
Snow Drifts, I Sing: Selected Poems

Juhan Liiv, Jüri Talvet, H.L. Hix
Snow Drifts, I Sing: Selected Poems
All I Have Is Words
Portrait of a husband with the ashes of his wife
Despite My Growling Heart
The Blueness of Light: Selected Poems: 1988-2002
Life in the Singular: Selected Poems
The Life of Mozart
The Last Woman: Selected Poems 1991-2001
The Passions of Mr. Desire: Selected Poems
Twentieth Centuries
America: La fortune d'un nom
Human Presences & Possible Futures: Selected Poems