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D.H. LAWRENCE’S FIGS
Nuno Júdice
Lawrence recommended that the fig be divided into
into four pieces, for eating, after
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DAILY LIFE
Luz Helena Cordero
An ambulance passes looking for a wounded person,
the red sound goes round and round ...
DAIMOON MEGAS
Christine D’haen
My daimon afflicted my blood by night:

the head in your arms, the head of a man, ...
DAISIES IN NAMAQUALAND
Ingrid Jonker
Why do we still listen
to the answers given by the daisies
to the wind to the sun...
DALAI LAMA
Anamika



The Dalai Lama continues to laugh
addressing
a large audience.

The
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DALI, HUSSAIN, OR ODOUR OF DREAM, COLOUR OF WIND
Thangjam Ibopishak Singh
            I

My uncle from Wangu asked
...
DALI'S SUNNY BAR
Jimu Langge
In Dali there is a foreigners’ street
that has been called the Switzerland of the Orient ...
DAMAGE
Ruxandra Cesereanu
I lost a lot of blood for obscure reasons
as if in front of a movie camera
I ran into
...
DANCE
Eugénio de Andrade
They are lithesome, full of grace.
Ferocious, too,
like a bunch of burning rooftop
...
DANCE OF MASKS
Rafael Patiño
Every time he turns his eyes
He finds you even more beautiful,
Were it not for the
...
DANCE WITH ME
Mark van Tongele
Look at me embody me
keep me under control
colour my lenses black
kick me destroy
...
DANCE WITH ME, GIRL
José Manuel Arango

...
DANCES
Ruxandra Cesereanu
tonight I’m going to dance seven hours
for my life and my death with silken reins...
DANGEROUS ABSENCES
Durs Grünbein
Everyone’s full of murmurs. A drum filled
To the brim with secrets, weaknesses,
...
DANGEROUS THOUGHTS
Constantine Cavafy
Said Myrtias (a Syrian student
in Alexandria during the reign
of the Emperor Konstans and
...
DARK MATTER
Micha Hamel
No desire to versify my todger. Listen up: in my opinion
it is loathsome that you make me
...
DARK VEINS
Ali Abdolrezaei
You are shot there
so your red cells flower ... in Freedom Avenue
you die
so
...
DARKNESS
Luís Miguel Nava
Darkness is beginning
to dissolve our body,
like a bloody snow
falling from the
...
DARKNESSES
Yang Lian
1
green leaves always forgotten when  windows are too green
like every
...
DARNING NEEDLE'S ANNUNCIATION
Marc Kregting
Today Darning Needle receives a visit from Woolteaser. Not to be sniffed at. Woolteaser does not
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DAT HOP NZAT HNI
Jimu Langge
In 1997,
on the road to Butuo county
I again heard the song “Dat Hop Nzat Hni.” ...
DAUGHTER
Tomas Lieske
Your feet have squashed my grapes, your hands
kneaded my dough until I could no longer
...
DAVID H.
Ester Naomi Perquin
Because I knew her face much better than she knew mine – I made her
disappear, a tiny
...
DAWN
Kanaka Ha. Ma.
Just another night, that’s me
Lying on my left side
Pregnant with day
Dreams are
...
DAWN
José Luis Díaz Granados
For my crazy life, at noon
one day of all days the sun showered the rain
and the dawn
...
DAWN
Kiyoko Nagase
It is truly good
to have colors disappear at the end of each day
for me who has a heart
...
DAWN (I)
Eduardo Gómez
The street-dweller is made
of doves in flight and withered dreams;
of colorless dawns
...
DAWN OF CIVILIZATION
Dion Nkomo
They say we know no peace
We only know cannibalism
But they do not even question their
...
DAY AFTER DAY, A TRIO OF WOMEN
Washington Cucurto
They follow me all the way to the entrance of my work. What I write at night they destroy during
...
DAY AND NIGHT
Kiji Kutani
There came
the smell
of grilling
meat.

Air
bundled in
the dark
...
DAY AND NIGHT
Armando
The blushing day displays itself in a
colorful cloak,
the bodies hang at eye level to
...
DAY OF BEAUTY
Richard Minne
The bursting bud; the bee a-buzzing;
the wind that whispers foolishness:
what men know
...
DAY OF THE ARROW THAT GOES THROUGH THE TREE-TOPS
Álvaro Miranda
You, Ihilla, who knows how to thread fire between your fingernails and has mixed the idea of wiping
...
DAY OF THE BIZARRE ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
Álvaro Miranda
Acknowledge, goddess, there are words that have no lips, tears without eyes, noises without ears
...
DAY(DREAM) # 3
Alfred Schaffer
The nights are the worst.
In the distance the last farms
but nothing is recognizable
...
DAY(DREAM) # 5,106
Alfred Schaffer
The classic shoot-out.
And with so much competition too
it’s bizarre, it makes my
...
DAY(DREAM) # 526
Alfred Schaffer
This bare space that I crossed with enough ammo for a week.
I was hitched to a truck here...
DAY(DREAM) # 598
Alfred Schaffer
The mountain pass is notorious.
On the left the tangles of the pine trees
and on the
...
DAY(DREAM) # 9,377
Alfred Schaffer
I’d been home maybe an hour
when I slipped out again.
Not long before the sun
...
DAYBREAK
Gustavo Adolfo Garcés
Oh!
the happy and solitary
certainty
of the first
thought
being your
...
DAYS AS NEEDLES
Juan Manuel Roca
I’m so lonely, love, that to my room
Only the old creaking stairs
Head up, step after
...
DAYS IN LATE MARCH
Henrik Nordbrandt
Days move along in one direction
faces in the opposite.
Uninterruptedly they borrow each
...
DAYS IN THE LIFE
Manju Kanchuli
Either from stained clothes
I would scrub the dirt of superstition
as I stayed home
...
DAYTIME SONG
Fiama Hasse Pais Brandão
Love drinks its cup in silence
and is sorrow while it waits.
It imagines desire
...
DE NATURA RERUM
Yves Bonnefoy
Lucretius knew it:
Open the chest
And you will see that it’s full of swirling...
DE PROFUNDIS AMAMUS
Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos
Yesterday
at eleven
you smoked
a cigarette
I found you
sitting there
we stayed
...
DE TEMPORUM FINE COMOEDIA
Paulo Teixeira
1

You loom in the doorway with your waxen face,
flamboyantly clutching your
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DEAD CHILD
Ilan Sheinfeld

There’s a child with a bloated belly cowering in my bed.
His eyes, surprisingly
...
DEAD CITY
Jan H. Mysjkin
There was a city as big as New York       Then...
DEAD DOG
Rutger Kopland
I let the dog die – there she lay
and I thought: where is she going now, where
will she
...
DEAD DRUM (GO ZZI SI)
Aku Wuwu
Before it died,
that shaman’s drum,
had tears like a wall of stone,
and
...
DEAD SUN
Chimako Tada
Spilling twinkling droplets of light
The child crawls upward
Into a world still free of
...
DEATH
Nitin Mehta
Before I die
if I fall prey to some disease
I shall like it.

If the wind sears my
...
DEATH
Eddy Van Vliet
Death. Don’t be afraid. Do not dither
before my door. Come on in.
Read my books. You
...
DEATH
Jairo Guzmán
Death is a specter
without eyes
or ears

It is a faceless thing
expert in
...
DEATH
Eduardo Cote Lamus
Every man carries inside him a ripe death.
Sometimes it’s small and can be painted...
DEATH
Ashok Vajpeyi
Like a bird
effortlessly, almost unseen
will come one day
the messenger of
...
DEATH AND THE BOY
Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen
Puberty is a notified fire, a notified accident on the
way to manhood, said Puberty’s
...
DEATH AND THE MAIDEN
Torgeir Rebolledo Pedersen
one rain-slicked afternoon on the Autovia Uno
near Malaga, in a gentle swerve, where the
...
DEATH CITY
Liana Mejía
Dying was easy,
like in the Wild West,
a shot straight
through the chest
on
...
DEATH COULD NOT BEAT ME
Jorge Gaitán Durán
Death could not beat me.
I battled and lived. The
restless body against the soul,
to
...
DEATH IN VENICE
Meira Delmar
Death, in Venice,
they take on a trip
like a bride.

Between two blues ...
DEATH OF A BUTTERFLY
Tian Yuan
On a late autumn afternoon of beautiful sunlight
I was walking along briskly when I was
...
DEATH OF WORDS
Edvard Kocbek
I am unable to sleep,
a big disaster
surrounds me,
words that I have spoken
and sent
...
DEATH • MY DEATH
Kazue Shinkawa
More readily than a ribbon in your hair
my outline will come undone.
What puff of
...
DEBATE
Ayman Agbaria
— Our bodies are better. 
— Our bodies are more precious. 
— Our blood is
...
DEBRIS
Anneke Brassinga
Asteroid wind? Invariably mumbled with final
words as the first – microbic
...
DEBTS
Harkaitz Cano
According to the doctors, you lack calcium in your bones
and what they’ve just told
...
DECALOGUE IS BEFORE THE BELLY AND AFTER PENTATEUCH
Tomaž Šalamun
You’re the handsome honorable ox.
You’re the white dead mountain.
From a
...
DECEIT
Pooyan Farmanbar
The sea has gone but I'm still drowning 
I no longer need a door 
That
...
DECEMBER
Willem van Toorn
Where the plan was made
that predicted how
this half-light, horizontal and grey, ...
DECEMBER 10
Yan Jun
Three in the morning I dreamt I caught a mouse
like an airplane going to an underwater
...
DECEMBER IS THE COOLEST MONTH
Albertina Soepboer
Never before had the moon been freezing cold.
I bought a pair of royal-blue mittens for
...
DECK CHAIR
Han Lynn
I have to sit still
Lest roaches climb up my legs
When I was young
I didn’t
...
DECLARATION OF SILENCE
Ángela García
Something solid connects me to you
Like kinship
A hidden stream
In season’s
...
DEDICATION: 1
Gian Mario Villalta
“ . . .

What love, that of the dead, what desire

it  digs inside
And
...
DEDICATION: 10.
Gian Mario Villalta
If we are not the first to show
the resentment that is in love,
the envy that nourishes
...
DEDICATION: 11.
Gian Mario Villalta
Pain in the hugs, in the kisses
Pain in the full bodies.
Of what are they full
the bodies?
...
DEDICATION: 12.
Gian Mario Villalta
When the dead left
by the force of the evil that changed me,
my brother returned to the
...
DEDICATION: 2.
Gian Mario Villalta
The house open in the breath of the rain
and you imagine yourself naked in a blanket
of
...
DEDICATION: 3.
Gian Mario Villalta
Convinced, dedicated, not tied
to this light disclosed by the earth

– to
...
DEDICATION: 4.
Gian Mario Villalta
If really a web of thoughts
and time is that which ties us,
what does this iron dig
in a
...
DEDICATION: 5.
Gian Mario Villalta
I waited for the end of the day, and the weariness
to approach this earth
and did not bring
...
DEDICATION: 6.
Gian Mario Villalta
They taste of ashes the lips and of sand
in the hollow of sleep, they taste like they
...
DEDICATION: 7.
Gian Mario Villalta
Thus one absents out of spite
from a house, thus one leaves
to soil it,
leaving there
...
DEDICATION: 8.
Gian Mario Villalta
Black in the light of all
...
DEDICATION: 9.
Gian Mario Villalta
Nothing that really speaks of him,
of my brother – in what I have written –
of
...
DEEP WITHIN
K. G. Sankara Pillai
How fortunate we are
that there are walls
that walls have gates
and gates have
...
DEFECTIVE EVOLUTION
Hagit Grossman

I feel evolution is defective.
A guitar didn’t bloom out of me where it
...
DEFENSIVE TALK
Ann Cotten
They’re sputtering like motors with no clue,
the oil wants to get out and spits
words
...
DEFINED TIME
Maruja Vieira
It’s alright that life
from time to time
strips us of everything.

In
...
DÉJEUNER SUR L'HERBE
Wim Hofman
at last
dear x reclining like a dream
on the grass in the shade
of the black
...
DELAY
Ester Naomi Perquin
We are modern. It’s not the right century for love and
there are no women anywhere
...
DELETE OPTION
Angshuman Kar
The friend is dead.
The cook has taken her sari, bangles, spectacles, salwar
The
...
DELHI SUMMER, EARLY AFTERNOON
Kamlesh
The day divides into uneven
pieces, the morning
lies peaceful
...
DELIRIUM
Srečko Kosovel
Martyrdom of thoughts.
A blue sea.
A grey jail.
A soldier spiking desperate
...
DELIRIUM
Abdel-ilah Salhi
I close the windows
I chew yesterday’s remains
and I take pleasure in hanging the
...
DELPHI
Fernando Rendón
I inhabit a zone of light rays and revelations. The oracle still speaks. I for my part do not
...
DELPHI I
Jos De Haes
Navel of God’s earth. From our seat
we hear sparrow hawks descend and drink.
The
...
DELPHI IV
Jos De Haes
Washed up with the layer of today,
bleeding over the slivers of schist,
we flow down
...
DEMOLITION
Jun Er
everywhere they are demolishing old houses
in Beijing, Dalian, Shanghai, Ningbo,
...
DENISEUS
Fernando Denis
While time moderates the tone of faces,
Oh, brother of fire, Oh Turner, you who dream ...
DENSITY
Roland Jooris
Mist. Say
nothing now.
Much is left unsaid.
A little is much.
The word hardly
hardly
...
DEPARTURE ROOM
Anne Vegter
Now she has a title but don’t think that means fewer live under her desk:
for rats you have
...
DERIVED FROM A PUPPY
Yumlembam Ibomcha Singh
Every night, after the children sleep
I discuss matters with their mother.
Yesterday, I
...
DERMAGRAPHIC (CANAANITE)
Thomas Kling
gazelles, gazelle-
skin, as if well-worn. on it
image writing, and on goat vellum
and on
...
DERNASHALLOG
Caitríona Ní Chléirchín
I will go down to Dernashallog,
the wood of the hunting,
down to where my love will be
...
DESCENT
Esther Jansma
We crossed the Styx.
The ferryman lay drunk in his boat.
I took the helm and we sank
...
DESCENT FROM THE CROSS
Tuvia Ruebner
Moldy sack of flour, inflated
white wineskin, the savior
is removed from the spotted
...
DESCENT TO THE LIGHT
Gonzalo Márquez Cristo
The night is my return. I go over the museum of absence.

All suffering is useless for
...
DESCRIPTION OF THE MISSING ONE
Kunwar Narain



Wheat-coloured, a peasant’s ways,
scarred brow,
height not under five
...
DESERT
Andrea Cote
The land that water never wished to touch
is the desert to the North growing like a desolation
...
DESERT II
Adonis
In a time that confronts me, “You do not belong to me,”
I retort back,
...
DESIRE
Héctor Rojas Herazo
Desire is vegetable
it asks for roads
air
it wants to tremble in a fruit
to suspend
...
DESIRE
Paolo Ruffilli
I think of myself
whose hand caresses
the willing body
lying open to any assault
and
...
DESIRE
Álvaro Marín
I could say silver sky or blue moon,
but that is not my voice
and if I draw a star ...
DESIRE
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
I wished my only problem was your not wanting to see how I desire you,...
DESOLATE
Mandakranta Sen
It was just water and more water
How long can you savour such depths
I was lonely all
...
DESOLATION
Gerrit Komrij
The following day refinds me in the maze.
I’m trapped inside for good. It’s now quite clear
...
DESOLATION STATION
Kerstin Hensel
We will stay behind
when the coal cars
heavily loaded
with the rubble of war...
DESPAIR
Fatiha Morchid
By sunset
Her day rises
It no longer matters
Who the person is
That will
...
DESPAIR
Gaston Burssens
Along the sloping plain of the senses
the moon once pushed her stark light

And
...
DESPERATE SONG
Eugénio de Andrade
Not even eyes know what to say
to this rose of joy
open in my hands
or in the tresses of
...
DESPONDENCY
Antero de Quental
Let it go – the bird so cruelly
Despoiled of her young and nest. . .  
May
...
DESTINY
Paolo Ruffilli
It is in that remote rushing
within the heart
that everyone recognises
his proper
...
DESTROYED DISTANCE V
Carlos Obregón
Your voice collapses, is submerged and lost
in the twilight of the gods.
Now you are among
...
DESTROYED DISTANCE XII
Carlos Obregón
Stranger: this is the passion of the angel:
to awake on the shore of the instant,
solitary
...
DETERMINED TO REMEMBER
Armando Romero
Determined to remember,
as an ocean swept over his pen
he gathered his words
...
DETERMINED TO TELL LIES
Dilip Chitre
Determined to tell lies
People are able only to tell the truth –
Said Rahman

I
...
DEUS ABSCONDITUS
Paulo Teixeira
God is for you an inscrutable dream
behind the simulated window
in which you’ve hidden the
...
DEVOTION
Jan H. Mysjkin
To the mule drivers, to the one guarding the bungalow,
to the home votive plate.
...
DEYRULZAFARAN MONASTERY, SOUTHEASTERN TURKEY
Roni Margulies
His father brought him to this monastery
and left him with the monks when he was eight....
DIAMOND
Giovanni Quessep
If I could give you  
The light that isn’t seen
in a  deep blue
of
...
DIANA
Jan Glas
I have a wife.
She hunts. She’s the hunter
She rides a horse to death through a
...
DIANA
Margarida Vale de Gato
‘I, too, dislike it: there are things that are important
beyond all this fiddle,’
...
DIARY
Wang Jiaxin
He starts at the lush oak tree,
making small circles on the lawn to a larger
Circle. I
...
DIARY OF A FISH BONE
Hezy Leskly
The past never was,
the future is an idiotic idea,
and the present is a salty star...
DIARY OF AUNTIE
Shuntaro Tanikawa
I see Auntie crouching on the river bank. Behind her is a large chimney letting out smoke. I
...
DICTATION
Ali Abdolrezaei
I was brother to all walls in the world
and my wife a window with dusk in its panes
was
...
DICTIONARY
Heiichi Sugiyama
Lost in a dictionary
I could not get where I should have been
so I invited myself to
...
DID I ASK FOR SOMETHING
Zvonko Maković
Love was born but nobody had noticed
how terrible it was. They shower it with gifts
every
...
DIDACTIC POEM ABOUT NATURE
Lennart Sjögren
If you really want to get to know nature
and nature’s secrets
don’t go to
...
DIE SCHLÖSSER BEI KRAPINA
Milorad Stojević
It’s simple for the man,
He has e.e. cummings,
Who wrote his name in
Little letters.
...
DIET
Roberto Baronti Marchiò
I’m on a diet.
Drastic.
Fasting.
I want to become unaccustomed ...
DIFFERENT ROSE
Justyna Bargielska
I gave birth to an incredibly beautiful daughter, her teeth,
her hair as though from the Song
...
DIFFERENT, AS SIMPLE AS THAT
Hrvoje Pejakovic
Different, as simple as that:
your sister speechlessness
points a gentle knife blade at
...
DIFFICULTIES OF POETRY
Gustavo Adolfo Garcés
The idea was
to drink a bit
to be cheerful
but we got much
too drunk ...
DIFFICULTY
Fang Xianhai
I love only she who dissolves forever with me inside strangers
she is my only friend ...
DIMINUENDO
Song Lin
No man controls the suburbs of an animal's dream.
Heaven is the only neighbour, snow
...
DINARD
Hédi Kaddour
We walk together on the promenade
Below houses where the English lived
A hundred years
...
DIRGE FOR DANIEL DOWN
Natan Zach

Dan-iel, Dan-iel, the woman wailed.
Dan-iel … Dan-iel … to no avail.
People went
...
DIRT
Shuntaro Tanikawa
Memories are
deep
evening darkness
 
To an aging mind
even
...
DISAPPOINTMENT
Ahmed Mejjati
We came. An illusion that set the square on fire kept us on the path.
We came from behind the
...
DISAPPOINTMENTS
Srečko Kosovel
I.



Invincible man
speaks through me.
Invincible I.
Celestial
...
DISCONNECTION
Paul Bogaert
First some fresh air.

All those names. Do not forget
to put the scissors in the
...
DISCOVERY
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
Green-muscled ocean
Idol of many arms like an octopus
Convulsive incorruptible
...
DISEMBODIMENT
Monika Rinck
tapirs are complex minions of diligence.
the way they go about on low-down legs
with their
...
DISTANCE AND A CERTAIN LIGHT
Silke Scheuermann
We were standing between the candle and the stars
We had decided that for all our love...
DISTANT PLACE
Michio Mado
In the evening
I look up at the sky
over the eaves
along with mosquitoes,...
DISTRESS
Benju Sharma
Stumbling at every step
where will I finally arrive?
Destinations – some...
DIVAGATIONS WHILE LISTENING TO OCTAVARIUM BY DREAM THEATER
Jorge Bustamante García
Do not let the days go by
without everything happening again
in the mysterious solitude
...
DIVINE COMEDY
Antero de Quental
Lifting their arms to the heavens on high
And addressing the invisible gods,
The men cry out,
...
DIVINE SEARCH
Edvard Kocbek
When my quiet thoughts reach for you, all that is sinful and alien
falls off me. The world again
...
DO I HAVE ANY MORE QUESTIONS?
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Each time I get fired they ask me later...
DO YOU ALREADY KNOW
Peter Verhelst
Who do you want to resemble when they find you?

You stand next to a car on a hill and
...
DO YOU BELIEVE?
Jun Er
do any of you still believe in that
coyness?
that awkwardness?
in the cages’
...
DO YOU KNOW HOW TO SWIM?
Mandakranta Sen
I can stop wearing jeans
If you ask me to. I'll become
Another woman quite
...
DODECAHEDRON: TWELVE DOUZAINS, I
Christine D’haen
When Time was, we sat and talked, so long as time was;
about death. Time had it all, makes
...
DOEL, SPARROW
Mithu Sen
In my home’s many rooms – sparrows, doels nest.
I weep on their wings – they too weep
...
DOESN'T
Oreet Meital
The poem of the woman who doesn’t wake up
the poem of the woman who doesn’t make
...
DOG AND HAND
Rutger Kopland
Dog, it comes and it comes so terribly
close, your face, my hand

while the
...
DOGMA
Geert Buelens
1. Speak in sentences
that understand people

2. Cut your life right
up to
...
DOMESTIC CIRCUS
Claudiu Komartin
I write only at night due to a painful disorder
urged on by a premonition of disaster...
DOMESTIC LIFE
Vasant Abaji Dahake
A household fades quickly in the mind: you’ve got
to weave your way alone
through the
...
DON JUAN
Jan de Roek
From my measured lips – my emblems, heraldically
distorted and grammatically bent, ...
DON’T ASK
Shulamit Apfel
Don’t ask if I’m writing,
it’s none of your business. You were the
...
DON’T CUT THE LINE
Pierre Alferi
It’s wonderful
Not to know where things come from
Hidden sequences
Are
...
DON'T COME BACK
Ottó Tolnai
why are you shaking i ask
i am shivering he says
wolves encircling a trembling dog
...
DON’T FORGET ME, DIXIE
Gert Vlok Nel
don’t leave me here
(what did you say? what did you say?) I said you mustn’t
you mustn’t
...
DON’T WRECK THE HUT
Fatima Naoot
I need a ghost
To manage my wardrobe
The clothes of the departed on one side
And
...
DOOR OF WORDS
Nilim Kumar
The door is ajar
This is not the one
that was referred to in
“My door will
...
DOOR TO DOOR
Alexandre O’Neill
– Who? The infinite?
Tell him to come in!
It’s good for infinity
to be in human
...
DOORBELLS RING
Federico Díaz-Granados
They knock, they call.
Doorbells ring in the house.
Someone searches for something at
...
DOPPELGÄNGER
Eva Gerlach
A man who cycled so hard we hardly saw him
on drawing level hoarsely cried watch out ...
DOUBLE MIRROR
Eli Eliahu
Sitting between my mother
and my daughter, suddenly I trembled,
like a man looking in
...
DOWN DOWN
Dane Zajc
when I think about all your hopes
etched in your footsteps
I follow them
the
...
DOWN FROM THE TREES
K. Michel
Ouch of course comes first
closely followed by mmm
then yes then no watch out where...
DOWN THE LINE
Louis De Paor
Down the Line

In the silence before the train,
she stands on the unsheltered
...
DRAGON EGG
Aku Wuwu
When a dragon egg was placed in a grassy place, the cut grass would flourish by next day. Placed in
...
DRAGONFLIES IN DAHOMEY
Durs Grünbein
That’s the strange thing about existence:
One only sees familiar forms of life,
...
DRAWING
Roland Jooris
Can one score thinking into the incursion of a line
that suddenly finds its own depth
...
DRAWING A LINE BETWEEN METEOROLOGY AND POETRY
Shota Iatashvili
I
Finally one should refuse to use
Words denoting elemental phenomena,
Especially
...
DREAM IMAGE
Hagar Peeters
This morning while I still was not awake
but no longer slept disaster slipped
invisibly on
...
DREAM OF DESPAIR
Henrik Nordbrandt
A dusty cloud passed in front of the sun
lowering the mountain side
to a winter lair...
DREAM OF THE UNJUST ONE
José Zuleta Ortiz
I have seen them dejected 
under the sheet of some neighbor
the acts of silence
...
DREAMING OF DEATH
Tian Yuan
I dreamed of my own death.

That death is white.
White tears flow for me like
...
DREAMS
Fredy Chicangana
Happy the night
master of the naked dreams of the paramo
because it is free in the
...
DREAMWATER
Erik Menkveld
Through reddish brown ferrousness concealing its soil
it rages meters down from paths on
...
DRENCHED
Gili Haimovich
Sometimes it’s obvious that I can’t be saved.
This doesn’t mean I
...
DRIED FIGS
Andriana Škunca
            Grains of light in a dried fig, and
...
DRIFT ICE
Anneke Brassinga
The shining mist already outlines shadows.
We pull up the water right to our chins
like
...
DRIFTWOOD (EXCERPT)
Lo Fu
3

The moment an eagle swoops down
Out of the sky above a river valley and ...
DRINKING ALONE
Jun Er
I fetch a bottle of wine from the balcony
and remove the cap with a kitchen knife
then,
...
DROP
Sanjin Sorel

to bud
first drips
flood drops

drips brim even rims
guards
...
DROSS OF IMMORTALITY
Nikos Karouzos
I always climb towards horror with greasy boots,
    starving now from flame...
DROUGHT
Aurelio Arturo
  
  

Because the thirst had wounded everything,  
all
...
DROWNED LOVER
Luís Vaz de Camões
Dearest enemy, so often unkind,
my life was in your hands, until that wave
of the sea
...
DRUNKARDS AND CRAZY FOLK
Knut Ødegård
The drunkards, with splendid names
such as Konrad or Adolf, gathered together
on the
...
DRUNKENNESS MOUNTING THE STAIRS OF GRAPES
Mohamed Bachkar
With bunches of grapes
I sewed
My own ladders
Of drunkenness.
While
...
DUBLIN
Lyor Shternberg
Yes, there were encouraging signs: schoolgirls
in green blazers and pleated skirts, the
...
DUMPLINGS
Yi Sha
on the last day of the year
he spent the whole day with his father
hard at work in the
...
DUNES
Carlos de Oliveira
        To count the grains of sand in these dunes is my
...
DUNES
Taja Kramberger
Allí
donde mi presencia es esperada me hago realidad.

(Jorge Pimentel, Balada para un
...
DURATION
Gloria Posada
Water drops
are no longer cloud
Fruits and leaves
are not tree
Petals are not
...
DURRUTI 1936
Damir Šodan
Hooligan-hero, anarchist leader,
son of a railway worker, a guerrilla
with the eyes of
...
DUSK
José Asunción Silva
The lamp that stands beside the crib
Is not yet lighted to warm the gloom
Of the blueish,
...
DUSK III
Jos De Haes
A dwarf bat flaps glumly
past the stable,
the little nettle by the cesspit
now
...
DUST
Marcel Beyer
And what is dust, I sometimes want to ask you
when of an evening someone  steps
...
DUTCH DESIGN
Astrid Lampe
my streamlined Dutch interior could wait
cashing in on the emotion we celebrated in full
...
DWELLING PLACES III (11)
António Franco Alexandre
when they wake up, they’ll ask
by what presage, what carelessness
this imprint of a hand was
...
DWELLING PLACES III (18)
António Franco Alexandre
to burn it all is a much simpler
process. I cover my head with ashes
(not stars) as if in
...
DWELLING PLACES III (9)
António Franco Alexandre
And I could give you
a cellophane floor where waves would slide
on cool nights,
four
...
DYING IN ANTWERP
Maurice Gilliams
The stone angel on the Cathedral elevates
his scales at midnight for those who collapse. ...
DYING SEA
Inuo Taguchi
The Sea’s roar has become so senile
Love too has been beaten by the salty wind...
DYNASTY
Esther Ettinger
Shoes –
black suede, size thirty-eight
that I bought in Rome with my mother
near the
...
 
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