These figures moving in my rhyme,
Who are they? Death and Death’s dog, Time. – N. Scott Momaday
Reading: La fausse morte by Paul Valéry
Paul Valéry (1971-1945) I found a short poem in a remarkable translation by
Reading: For The Anniversary Of My Death by W.S. Merwin
W.S. Merwin (b. 1927) is an American poet who became famous as an anti-war poet in the 1960s. He later developed an interest in buddism and deep ecology and moved to an old banana plantation on Maui, Hawai, which he restored to its original rainforest state. I read a timeless poem about celebrating the
Reading: The Vacation by Wendell Berry
Today I read a poem whose author is still alive, and I'm a fan. Wendell Berry (b. 1934) is a very versatile and prolific author of essays, novels, poetry - as well as a small farmer in his birthplace in Kentucky. Here is a fresh and simple poem about a man on vacation: The Vacation ...