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Call me Noah

by Lennart Sjögren

Translated by Göran Malmqvist

“...a magnifi cent poem
...with the language scaled
to the innermost,
Call me Noah occasionally owns
almost self-clarifying clarity.”
—Magnus Bremmer, Svenska Dagbladet  

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The Call to
Destroy Nixon

by Pablo Neruda

translated by Chad Sweeney

[F]rom time to time I must be
a bard of public service,
which is to say that
I must give the lumberjack,
the shepherd, the bricklayer, the farm-hand,
the gasfitter or any poor foot soldier,
the power to break free with a clean punch
or to release the madness
like flames from his ears.  

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Unseen Isles and
Other Poems

by Robin Fulton Macpherson

Since 1973 Robin Fulton's home base
has been in Norway and
in the decades since
he has built a solid reputation
as a translator of Scandinavian poets,
such as Tomas Tranströmer,
Kjell Espmark,
Harry Martinson and
Olav H. Hauge.  

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Earthly Lexicon
Selected Poems and Prose

by Regina Derieva

The Russian poet Regina Derieva
was born in Odessa on the Black Sea,
and enjoyed the shifting rhythms of the sea:
"Water is the ideal apparel. However many times
you get into it, it's the same".  

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  • Call Me Noah by Lennart Sjogren

  • Call to Destroy Nixon by Pablo Neruda

  • Unseen Isles and Other Poems by Robin Fulton Macpherson

  • Earthly Lexicon by Regina Derieva

WISH LIST

Gerry LaFemina

Paperback
Publication Date: 2009
208 Pages
ISBN10: 1934851094
ISBN13: 9781934851098
USD $16.95 + Shipping


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About the Author, Gerry LaFemina

LaFemina

is the author of several collections of poetry including The Parakeets of Brooklyn (winner of the Bordighera Prize in Poetry, bilingual edition of English and Italian), and The Window Facing Winter (New Issues). He's also the author of two prose poetry collections, Zarathustra in Love and Figures from The Big Time Circus Book/The Book of Clown Baby. His poem "Returning Home in the MG Just before Dawn" won a 2008 Pushcart prize. His awards and prizes include a Michigan Arts and Cultural Affairs/Art Serve Individual Artist fellowship, a North American International Auto Show Prize in fiction award, and an Irving Gilmore Emerging Artist fellowship. Wish List is his first story collection.



 

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