Water is the basic need to all living things like plants and animals.
Without water no living thing can survive within 24 hours.
Without water everyone in the world would smell like a decayed animal.
Without water there would be no crop at all because the crops depend on water.
If there is no water in this planet no one could survive.
As I was a child
I used to be next to my mother.
When I was six years old I liked swimming but at that time there was no swimming pool.
In Somalia I could remember only a few things like big acacias, mango trees and other animals such as donkeys, monkeys, goats, cattle, camels, and sheep.
Peace in Somalia
Somalia should get peace in reconciliations.
Somali women should get freedom like other women in the world wide.
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).