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by Sheena Blackhall
Field of the land producing thatch / Shieling of grinding wheat / Burn beside the dun coloured dell / Burn of the mournful bleat / / Burn of the...
by Judith Taylor
River names are the oldest, / the first things in a landscape. / So many times they simply mean The Water. / / And the ones we...
by David Purdie
Nae wird means fragrance in the Scots / though mony a wird means stink / the’r fum an wheech an bowfin / an steuch, it gars...
by Khaled Mattawa
Maybe love is a walk to astonishment. / Or a ship stranded on the shore of oblivion. / The infinity in the atom, / the treasures...
by Maxamed Xaashi Dhamac ('Gaarriye')
Remember the time when a man from the north / Wrote a letter received by a man from the south / And the second...
by Miroslav Holub
Ten million years / from the Miocene / to the primary school in Ječná Street. / / We know everything / from a to z. / / But sometimes the finger stops / in...
by Geert Van Istendael
1 / / Spreek, staad, spreek! / Strek je talloos veel tongen ten hemel, / lik aan de regen looi in de zon, / proef, proef het puin, stad,...
by Andy Jackson
Chiennage, a literal response, is cast aside, / its laziness the thin end of the wedge, reminder / that the Anglophones are twenty miles...
by Eghishé Charents
I love the sun-baked taste of Armenian words, / their lament like ancient lutes, the bend / of blood-red flowering roses in the...
by W. S. Graham
1 / / What does it matter if the words / I choose, in the order I choose them in, / Go out into a silence I...
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