Robbery robbery us girls we came across robbery
Robbery makes us drop out of school
Robbery makes girls valued less
Robbery make to be ???
If plants are not there animals could not survive
If plants are not there we could not get oxygen
If plants are not there we could not have tourists
If plants are not there we could not get shade
And if animals are not there we could miss our life
If you share my choice or not that is my choice
Note: east and west, wherever you go tree planting is the best option.
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).