Let’s stay safe,
By understanding AIDS is not for non-Muslims
Abstinence and faithfulness are so far our
Best known last line of defense.
Education is the key of the world.
Without education the world could be like an egg with no door,
Availability of education is just like having peace, good life, regulation, love, harmony and a bright future,
To make an entrance for the world, one must
Look for education.
To fight means to kill your brothers and sisters
(mankind), it is also to annoy God.
Not to fight means not to destroy the life or to create a good life full of peace, love and unity, it is also to make God happy.
On 5/24/20, the US Embassy in Moscow celebrated Joseph Brodsky's 80th birthday with a collage of American poets reading his birthday poem "May 24, 1980" in the poet's self-translation. Chris Merrill, one of Brodsky's students, is among the readers.
Véronique TADJO (IWP ’06) discusses the renewed interest in publishing rights control among Francophone writers in Africa.
To mark Ireland’s corona-cancelled Leaving Cert graduation festivities, the poet Tom McCARTHY (IWP ’78) reads Paul Durcan’s elegy to side lines, “Sport.”
The lovely poem-a-day for May 14, 2020, “Journey,” is by the nomadic Lidija DIMKOVSKA (IWP ’05), translated from the Macedonian by Ljubica Arsovska and Patricia Marsh Štefanovska.
Over at Harvard Review, poet Mary jo Bang glosses her translations from the German of Matthias Gőritz (IWP ’03).