Alison Evînam

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Lunedì Poesia: The Books to Come / I Libri in Arrivo

There are some I still need to forget they are the books I spent time buying for those who don’t read There are those I’m still yet to find smiling … Continue reading

April 4, 2016 · 2 Comments

Lunedì Poesia: Demeter and Persephone / Demetra e Persefone

  [In English first then Italian / In inglese e poi sotto in italiano] Demeter – early spring along her arms the knowledge creeps bubbles with the waiting ejaculates petal … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: Learning Italian

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
Learning Italian A taut, flighty and poetic creature the language alone is its own teacher never for a moment in full view it carries…

February 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: The Theory of Simultaneity

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
to those who named me fugitive, or comet at times satellite in the flight in the launch the unexpected hammer-anvil bounce, those i thought…

February 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: A Season of Words

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
the wintered pain a truth brings: scattered words to deboss the snows in one land sands in another and light muddied is settled by…

February 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: Hermes, Eurydice, Orpheus – Sonnet

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
The vanished point, where beauty and death both sleep wrapped within the arms, music, and god-kept lies that curtail the futile heart. There, by…

February 8, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: Rondeau: These Last Hours

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
This week should have seen me write a canzonetta, but with all the travelling and workshops in Tuscany (not to mention the eating, drinking,…

January 18, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: Candour

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
she placed them so high above her tree line that when she tended to their feet down in the forest loam her antennae snagged…

January 11, 2016 · Leave a comment

Lunedì Poesia: Raspberry Sestina

Originally posted on 12 Degrees & Skiving:
Raspberry Sestina At the foot of my bed the cat sprawls spectacularly in salubrious repose, far beyond purring, chasing giant mind-mice while I wake…

January 4, 2016 · Leave a comment

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