Category Archives: poesia

“San Martino, ogni mosto diventa vino”

Republishing this for the 103rd anniversary of Armistice Day — It’s not only the 100th anniversary of Armistice, now Veterans, Day, it’s also San Martino, an autumnal feast day in Italy that celebrates not only the fourth-century patron saint of … Continue reading

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Against Our Vanishing

I know this would happen soon. But I hoped it wouldn’t. Allen Grossman, January 7, 1932 – June 27, 2014. “Poetry is a principle of power invoked by all of us against our vanishing. The making of poems is a practice … Continue reading

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