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GALAPAGOS
Takako Arai
Just gossip! The damn economy is
Just a fairy tale! Stock prices,
Come on and do it!...
GALILEAN PAGANIC ORGANIC VILLAGE
Gilad Meiri
When in January
it’s cold and dry
Dionysus
the local god
of Tsippori ...
GALINA
Geert Buelens
You see
ants talk in lanes

They come in a group and take
the winter for
leafy
...
GAMBLING
Kiji Kutani
DISTANCING MYSELF
FROM THE KITCHEN
WHERE PREPARATIONS FOR DINNER
ARE UNDERWAY,...
GAME
Mehrdad Arefani
Wipe your nose
Wash your face     let’s go for a game up the leafy
...
GAMMA
Anne Vegter
As evening hangs from the shoulders of
shopping-bag people, I could go for that.

We have
...
GANDHI AND POETRY
K. Satchidanandan
One day a lean poem
reached Gandhi’s ashram
to have a glimpse of the man.
Gandhi
...
GANGES
Henry Luque
On the Ganges a cow
floated down-river,
its backbone torn to pieces,
in its sweet
...
GANLUO, A ONE-STREET TOWN
Jimu Langge
After leaving Ganluo 
I’ve been to many places 
But when I get the chance I
...
GARDEN STATUES
Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi
The last night . . .
the first night . . .
. . . between them – clarity
. .
...
GARDENER
Jūkichi Yagi
It’s a bright sunny day.
Look out the window!
The gardener is working all day up in the
...
GARDENSENSIBILITIES
Ursula Andkjær Olsen
the names are written on signs/the growth is tall and thick in
the garden everything finds its
...
GARY SNYDER STARTS SINGING
Inuo Taguchi
When you suddenly started singing in the middle of your poetry reading
we were caught off
...
GASTON D.
Krešimir Bagić
You’ll not find anyone, between Toulouse and Aix,
who’s more of a legend than Gaston D.
A
...
GATE
Adam Zagajewski
Do you love words as a shy magician loves the moment of quiet
after he’s left the stage, alone
...
GATE
Zheng Min
There is no such a gate.
It’s only in the fate of certain people.
Those who want
...
GATE
Mischa Andriessen
Father was standing outside the front door.
The son sent him away, waited
long days
...
GAUGUIN: AFTER THE SERMON
Petra Müller
Everything turns to flame so suddenly – I can
hardly keep up with the reds, the burnt
...
GAZING INTO THE DISTANCE ONE AUTUMN DAY
Chen Kehua
my imaginary lover has already left in a hurry
windows stand open like eyelashes in this...
GEM
Márcio-André
...
GENDER
Luuk Gruwez
In men it’s cold and frequently December.
In women it is mostly May.
They want to
...
GENEALOGY
Jos De Haes
In between two Brabantine hills
history is ground down to dirt.
No stone, no clod but
...
GENERAL MOO
Inuo Taguchi
General Moo, when I first found your name
in a wonderful old anthology of foreign poems...
GENES
Andriy Bondar
I have very good genes
my great-great-grandfather lived to be 119 and died with
...
GENESIS
Amparo Osorio
When a splitting
puts together
the names of the ivy
and the shadow
thus
...
GENESIS
Wadih Sa’adeh
With what meagre space
remaining between his hands
he tried to reconstruct
a
...
GENESIS
Adi Assis
In the beginning
he created an ear for himself
and didn’t hear.
Created a
...
GENESIS OF THE FLYING HEAD
Viktor Neborak
(a show in verse)

I. METRO FANTASY

Color is still not space you try anyway to
...
GENESIS OF THE FLYING HEAD
Viktor Neborak
(a show in verse) II. UFO

We called the landing boat “C-ATAS-TROPHE”—
all patched
...
GENESIS OF THE FLYING HEAD
Viktor Neborak
(a show in verse)

VII


The vertical glass is heavy and sharp
a
...
GENESIS OF THE FLYING HEAD
Viktor Neborak
(a show in verse)  VIII. THE FLYING HEAD. A PRODUCTION SELF-PORTRAIT

... They
...
GENESIS OF THE FLYING HEAD
Viktor Neborak
(a show in verse)

IX. THE VERTICAL


O Holy Virgin
give a
...
GENESIS OF THE FLYING HEAD
Viktor Neborak
(a show in verse) X


It rises up like a head,
the lopped off head of a
...
GENESIS. AROUND THE EIGHTH CHAPTER
Andrej Sen-Senkov
on the ark noah lodges stegosaurs tyrannosaurs plesiosaurs
brontosaurs archaeopteryxes
...
GENESIS: LAST CHAPTER
Jacques Roubaud
1 Thus was heaven and erth fynished wyth all their apparell: 2 and in ye seuenth daye god ended hys
...
GENTLE SENTENCES ON WINTER
Slavko Jendričko
I heard the winter saint’s name
already after the first snowball I’d
eaten...
GEOGRAPHY FAR FROM HOME
Guo Jinniu
A teenager, he wanted to pick up a high and distant cloud, white
cotton, to cover the winter
...
GEOGRAPHY LESSON
Dvora Amir
What creates poetry, you ask
and I, like the coal man in the Basque movie,
run to brace
...
GEOMETRY OF YOUR BODY
Dubravko Detoni
The geometry of your body always comes over me insidiously: deaf entanglement of triangles and
...
GEORGIA
Paul Snoek
1
the day broke open
like an oyster shell
I saw the white pearl
of the
...
GETTING CLOSE
Jin Haishu
we’re estranged by conversation:
each little remark brings us that little bit
...
GHAZAL 1 BY ATTAR
Ali Alizadeh
Since there is no one to be our companion in Love...
GHAZAL 18 BY ATTAR
Ali Alizadeh
The word of Love is nothing but allusion....
GHAZAL 22 BY ATTAR
Ali Alizadeh
Every heart that annihilates its self...
GHAZAL 23 BY ATTAR
Ali Alizadeh
The being that nullifies its self...
GHOST STORY
Maung Day
1.
I dreamed that my guts fell out of my body.
I dreamed that I piled them up at the
...
GHOSTS
Luz Helena Cordero
Ghosts are born naked, like their owners
but then they dress with twilight-colored clothes
...
GHOSTS
Gastão Cruz
And you remain Born
within the light
you strayed through sands that
were the
...
GIFT
Tamim al- Barghouti
My life is a gift
Given to me
On my zero birthday.
Today I pulled out the
...
GIGGLE
Shuntaro Tanikawa
“I gave birth to a fish”
says the woman
“I freed it in the sea right
...
GINEVRA BENCI
Ramón Cote Baraibar
There is something superior
to love ...
GIRAFFE
Shang Qin
After the young prison guard noticed that at the monthly physical
check-up all the height
...
GIRL FROM THE SLUMS (A LONGITUDINAL SLICE)
Miri Ben Simhon

A dark girl with acne
Aliza Alfandari   
in a place meant for
...
GIRLFRIENDS
Luuk Gruwez
Sometimes I lie upon her bed,
with breasts stripped bare, an idiotic stare.
She has no
...
GIVE ME LOVE, RWANDA
Vonani Bila
Give me love, Rwanda
The flowers which comfort my heart
Are still in blossom,
Bees
...
GIVE US MORNING
Takako Arai
Morning is the time we count the dead
In the newspapers, in the hospitals, on the roads, on
...
GIVING DIRECTIONS
Umberto Fiori
It’s good to be a person
from the locality.

It’s good when you’re out
and they
...
GIYANI BLOCK
Vonani Bila
When the sun recedes
into the Soutpansberg,
Giyani Block puts on a
black adder
...
GLANCES
Wadih Sa’adeh
Leaving their eyes behind while walking,
they rely upon past glances.
Silence is lying
...
GLASS
Ion Mureşan
It is an enchanted night.
The moon quivers in my glass, yellow and full.
I dip my finger
...
GLASS
Ruth Lasters
Demand the right to roam on the sand from which they make
your new panes. Looking through
...
GLITTERING PASSAGE
Arjen Duinker
Glittering on the other side of fantasy,
Disguised as a wooden anchor,
Yesterday drifted
...
GLORIA
Knut Ødegård
And peace to my old mother of 89 in the clinic:
Domine Fili unigenite, Jesu Christe, Domine
...
GLORY TO THE CAMELS
Yuri Andrukhovych
From Songs For the Dead Rooster
We made such an excellent couple
that we would have
...
GLOSS ON THE COMING OF AUTUMN
Jorge de Sena
The body does not wait. Neither for us
nor for love. This groping of hands,
researching
...
GNOMON
Jan Lauwereyns
Stick a stick in the ground,
A bolt-upright stick in a small piece
of billiard-table-flat
...
GNU
Martin Reints
So much hail falls at one time
that it looks as if thick fog envelops the world

in
...
GOBLINS
Joko Pinurbo
Words are goblins which come out in the middle of the night,
they are not saints, immune to
...
GOD
Song Xiaoxian
in a place my hearing cannot reach
a voice calls softly to me

in a place my seeing cannot
...
GOD AND THE APPLE
Srijato
It’s absolutely true that God eats apples with his rice
Those of us who have seen the
...
GOD CAME TONIGHT
Joko Pinurbo
God came tonight, to a dark warehouse,
inhabited by squeaking mice and lonely chatter. ...
GOD THE UNBELIEVER
Nazih Abou Afach
God! Tell me the truth!
My enemies say:...
GOD WEARING A DRESS
Toon Tellegen
I think of God
                   
...
GOD’S A GYPSY
Răzvan Ţupa
I think it was something I ate or may- be I heard it hissed through the teeth: ‘God’s a
...
GODBONE
Eugenijus Ališanka
the father died didn’t leave a will the son took the body to the ruins of the mill on the hill and
...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (06)
Robab Moheb
Without shoes,
bare feet, his heart...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (1)
Robab Moheb
Alef
Lam
         Mim.
in the Order of the
...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (10)
Robab Moheb
The Gods of desire are
the strays in the alleys in the ruins of the soul,
the maniacs...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (11)
Robab Moheb
The horizon,...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (12)
Robab Moheb
The infant wishes in its first steps
to be captive in a bundle...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (13)
Robab Moheb
Like glass
not to withstand the stone
this victim of the firing squad in my line of
...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (14)
Robab Moheb
Woman
             says goodbye to
...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (15)
Robab Moheb
Before they were born into the world,
dead, they were,
bare to the bone...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (2)
Robab Moheb
Man, sinks in the mirror
woman,...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (3)
Robab Moheb
Relation
a reverse beginning
on the way of lost voyagers of
...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (4)
Robab Moheb
Man,
          a burnt stub
Woman,...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (5)
Robab Moheb
When the grey curtain of the nights
from the verdant stature of panicles...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (7)
Robab Moheb
Nothing but merchants, they were,
for two rings of copper
the marvellous stature of
...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (8)
Robab Moheb
Once
          they set the sails of their...
GOD'S SMALL BEINGS (9)
Robab Moheb
In strains and curves of caress
free from error
the lover
mistakenly...
GOGOL
Richard Minne
I’m reading Gogol. He’s the best.
He talks of love and death,
and says people are small
...
GOING TO SUPOXIANG
He Xiaozhu
This village’s men are asleep
A woman walks in the town
Another follows behind her ...
GOING, GOING, GONE
Alfred Schaffer
V

‘What’s the hurry?’ Someone’s been too clever for us, someone
who knows this route like
...
GOLD HATS
Dane Zajc
brush my lips gently
so they don't burst open
swollen with desire

(gold
...
GOLDBERG VARIATIONS
Stefan Hertmans
That we possessed the lightness
to fold our hands round music –
deliberation
...
GOLDBERG VARIATIONS
BACKGROUND FOR A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER

Nano Shabtai
Not quiet, jumpy, not proud
a little embarrassed – my father
without tears, smiling,
...
GOLDEN DRAGON TEMPLE
Lo Fu
the evening bell
is a small trail
      travelers take
...
GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE IN SAN FRANCISCO
Dorit Weisman
They are closing down the bridge on you, uncle Paul.
When I saw your photograph it was after
...
GOLDEN RICE SHEAVES
Zheng Min
Golden rice stands in sheaves
in the newly cut autumn field.
I think of many exhausted
...
GOLIATH
Moshe Dor
He was bigger than all
his people, in fact, bigger
than all peoples of the
...
GONDOLA, INTERTEXTUAL CONSTRUCT
Delimir Rešicki
if the eye is a small projector
then the jagged wheels move perforated
brain ribbons while
...
GONE HOME ON PAPER
Guo Jinniu
1.
The teenager on a dark morning counts from 1st to 13th floor,
by the time he gets
...
GOOD ADVICE
Anna Enquist
Beware of repetition, the malignant
dawn, the looming threat of meals
on the
...
GOOD DAY
Barbara Köhler
always left out in the rain,
stay cool as if leaving
were the question: remains to be
...
GOOD GIRLS
Ronelda Kamfer
Good girls don’t join gangs
they don’t get pregnant at thirteen
they don’t wear
...
GOOD MORNING MY LEFT BREAST
Dorit Weisman
Good morning to the growth in my left tit.
The growth in my left breast will wilt.
What
...
GOOD NIGHT, YA BASTARD
Colm Breathnach
In Ballyferriter on holidays
we stayed above Seáinín na mBánach’s shop
and some nights
...
GOODBY MY TWENTIETH CENTURY (II)
Aldo Nove
Seasons,
on the magnetic tape we used to record them,
to mix the decades with our
...
GOODBYE
Shuntaro Tanikawa
My dear liver, it’s time to say Goodbye
It’s time to part with my dear kidneys and spleen as
...
GOODBYE MY TWENTIETH CENTURY (I)
Aldo Nove
A forest, evolving blue
inside the dream. There is where I used to go 
as a child,
...
GOODBYE MY TWENTIETH CENTURY (III)
Aldo Nove
There were things that appealed to us.
In utterable numbers.
As inside a conversation
...
GOODNIGHT
Ronelda Kamfer
May the darkness treat you well
May silence mean peace
May the sounds and the shadows in
...
GOORKHA
K. G. Sankara Pillai
My dear dream
it is time for us to part
I have to report for duty.

My job
...
GOOSE
Tsead Bruinja
hare in the field thinks
the hare is all finished
the hare is all gone like
geese
...
GOSPEL
Maria van Daalen
1
In the beginning was the word and the word was grass. Bluegrass, from here to the Dragon
...
GOTHIC WINDOWS
Dane Zajc
Don't talk to me.
Keep your forked tongue still.

Don't look at me.
I
...
GRACE
Tal Nitzán
The insult of the poor man’s hunger isn’t for you to appease
and the avenger’s zeal isn’t for
...
GRAMMAR
Anka Zagar
    organization, organization, enraged customers yell in the supermarket, baking
...
GRAMMAR
Louis De Paor
You can’t talk yet, and you’re not
too put out about that.
Words send you into
...
GRANDFATHER'S PHOTOGRAPH
Mangalesh Dabral
Grandfather wasn’t fond of being photographed
or didn’t find time perhaps
There’s just
...
GRANDMOTHER
Valzhyna Mort
my grandmother
doesn’t know pain
she believes that
famine is nutrition ...
GRANDMOTHER REMEMBERED
Luz Mary Giraldo
You fold and unfold shirts
as if you were tying and untying time.
Here the stockings
...
GRANDPA JOAQUÍN
William Agudelo
Rain washes away the remembrances
of fifteen years ago while of your
bones of Bolombolo
...
GRANNY
K. Satchidanandan
My granny was insane.
As her madness ripened into death,
my uncle, a miser,
kept her
...
GRAPE
Miroslav Mićanović
To follow the cows from
A to B is a complicated
mathematical problem
for boys
...
GRAPHOLOGY: ALCOR AND MIZAR
Andrej Sen-Senkov
an ancient roman soldier
getting his vision tested
had to be able to see
that one
...
GRASS
Marije Langelaar
The magic has been on the prowl for days
stimulates and pushes thousands of men
to a
...
GRASS NOTES
Shoichiro Iwakiri
The day I visit Mother with my family carrying a gift of Japanese pastry,
my birth Mother
...
GRASS ROOTS
Zheng Xiaoqiong
Twilight spreads, a layer of ash-gray iron melts July
Returning to lychee woods, everything
...
GRASS THAT’S ALREADY LAUGHING
Tsead Bruinja
each word I lay down before you
on the ground and at your feet
is a word too many...
GRASSHOPPERS
Hu Xudong
Walking. Walking alone in despair.
The massive autumn tiger is roaring above me,
a God
...
GRAVE
Tian Yuan
A few chirping birds
break the surrounding tranquility
alighting on the grave. ...
GRAVEYARD
Steinar Opstad
You say that you will grow weak
if I touch you too much
and that I should take a step
...
GRAVEYARD • SCRUB FOREST
Ya Shi
Probably a mile from the stone house in a ravine
there’s a graveyard so battered
...
GRAVITY
Delimir Rešicki
I know a man
who never saw villa borgese.

when the summer rolls around
beggars rub
...
GREAT KRISMIS PRAYER
Adam Small
Lord
once again we praise you
you what came f’ the redemption of the worl
you
...
GREAT WAR
Saeed Banaie
If the barracks die
Won't sons grow out of fathers anymore
What do sons say...
GREATER COUCALS
Mya Kabyar
There are many
Flying coucals
In the hills.
Some coucals
Fly for food...
GREATER GERMANY
Franco Buffoni
And they come back to me
Sereni's poem about Amsterdam
From 1957
And the one by
...
GREEN AND FENCES
Yang Lian
the field tracks were metallic     but these people’s rickety stance...
GREENGROCER
Nyk de Vries
It was early in the morning. In the distance I saw a big black cross, but when I more or less
...
GREYBIRD
Kutti Revathi
The tree’s shadow
Sat still beneath its canopy
Like a Greybird

As if she
...
GRIEF
Kim Hyesoon
God raised cows on a ranch in the sea
The cows fattened leisurely eating grass
There were
...
GRIMY BITS OF VINYL
Manuel de Freitas
It must have been the most-played record:
the Fifth Symphony, conducted
by Klemperer.
...
GROTTO
Daniel Jonas
I don’t want anything bright or Hellenic.
I prefer commercial airplane turbines, their ...
GROUNDED
Joke van Leeuwen
When you can’t get airborne at an airport
sagging in chairs that aren’t quite right
in
...
GROWING UP
Nirupama Dutt
She is no longer
a little girl
My daughter
is growing up
She no longer ...
GUERNICA 1937 – BAGHDAD 2003
Steinar Opstad
When the US Secretary of State
was about to give an account of the invasion of Iraq...
GUESS WHO WAS MY GUEST
Yuri Andrukhovych
From Songs For the Dead Rooster


Having hung on the door the triangular sign
with the
...
GUL GONAL
Myriam Montoya
In your left hand you prop the other elbow
The free hand is like a serpent
Dancing both
...
GUNACHAUR
Amarjit Chandan
I have never been to Gunachaur.
When I hear the word Gunachaur
something happens to
...
GUTS
António Osório
Child that, leg by tiny
leg, then the guts,
divests a cricket
of its minuscule
...
GYPSIES
A. M. Pires Cabral
It is said they come from Central Europe. I see them coming
from the direction of Grijó, in a
...
 
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