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A 1000 XX DEEP
Stefan Hertmans
Ik zei: herinneringen zijn ervaringen
Die zinken in het slib van je emoties.
Je vond
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A ÁGUA
Gonçalo M. Tavares
No café trazem-me um copo com água
como se ele resolvesse todos os meus problemas.
É
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A ALBERTO TELES
Antero de Quental
Só! – Ao ermita sozinho na montanha
Visita-o Deus e dá-lhe confiança:
No mar, o nauta,
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A ALGUIEN DEBES AMAR
Federico Díaz-Granados
A alguien debes amar:
Al montón de ruinas que te rodean
a las sirenas que anuncian la
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A B C
Margarita Cardona
La niña se inclina
Ante la letra
Se inclina hacia el poema
La niña no sabe su
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A BALL ROLLS ON A POINT
Kay Ryan
The whole ball
of who we are
presses into
the green baize
at a single tiny...
A BELATED CONFESSION
Najwan Darwish

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A BOWL OF PEARS
Robert Gray
Swarthy as oilcloth and as squat
as Sancho Panza
wearing a beret’s little
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A BREATH OF AWE
Chris Mann
In Grahamstown’s Public Library
I read that we are towers of cells,
trillions and
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A CABEÇA EM AMBULÂNCIA
Luiza Neto Jorge
Há feridas cíclicas há violentos voos
dentro de câmaras de ar curvas
feridas que se pensam de
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A CARGA
Lêdo Ivo
Uma rua me conduzia até o porto.
E eu era a rua com as suas janelas dilaceradas
e o sol
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A CASA DO MUNDO
Luiza Neto Jorge
Aquilo que às vezes parece
um sinal no rosto
é a casa do mundo
é um armário
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A CHAIR IN SNOW
Jane Hirshfield
A chair in snow
should be
like any other object whited
& rounded
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A CHARM ON THE NIGHT OF YOUR BIRTHDAY
Theo Dorgan
I light the sky above our bed for you
with seven stars of gold, ploughing
the deep for
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A DANCER’S CHALLENGE
Austin Bukenya
Figure of vigour, vibrating in every fibre
Fiery fusion of finesse and vim
Fast as
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A DEAD TREE FULL OF LIVE BIRDS
Lionel Abrahams
A dead tree full of live birds.
Why should I set this down?
On a young man's palm, a
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A DEATH FORETOLD
Kofi Awoonor
Sometimes, the pain and the sorrow return
particularly at night.
I will grieve again
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A DELIVERY VAN
Philip Hammial
In the middle of the intersection of the Rue de Seine & the Rue de Buci a van stops & the
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A DISUSED SHED IN CO. WEXFORD
Derek Mahon
for J. G. Farrell

Even now there are places where a thought might grow –
Peruvian
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A DÍVIDA
Luiza Neto Jorge
Viva no instantâneo lábio do punhal
na hora diariamente imóvel

As dívidas crescem já são
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A DOGGEREL
Eleanor Wilner
Quel dommage, no more
fromage; our champagne flutes
are dry, for we drank
the
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A ESCAVADEIRA
Lêdo Ivo
Todo silêncio me incomoda.
Ele sempre omite alguma coisa:
uma traição tramada entre as
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A ESTRADA BRANCA
José Tolentino Mendonça
Atravessei contigo a minuciosa tarde
deste-me a tua mão, a vida parecia
difícil de
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A EUROPA EM ROTERDÃO
Nuno Júdice
Dói-me o coração da europa, com as suas veias inchadas
pelo vento do
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A FABLE
Vijay Seshadri
The boy and the father walked beside the donkey.
The road was gray, and dust rose to its
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A FAKE
Julius Chingono
An underpaid clerk
came back
from lunch
picking his teeth clean
with a
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A FAMILY TIE
Peter Fallon
She lit the candles
of kindness, one by one,
until her ‘Pray for me’...
A FAREWELL TO YOUTH
Musaemura Zimunya
Yesterday it was you
who warmed the drum with your fingers
when you struck the skin. ...
A FEATHER FROM AN ANGEL
Brian Moses
Anton’s box of treasures held
a silver key and a glassy stone,
a figurine made of
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A FELNŐTTKOR KEZDETE
Szabolcs Várady
Télikabátban, alatta viszont
pizsama, állsz egy idegen fürdőszobában, amely
hozzá
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A FEW THOUGHTS ON MULTIPLE IDENTITY
Miriam Wei Wei Lo
Let’s start with my brother. At the dinner table. He finishes his mouthful of rice and looks up.
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A FEW WAYS TO EAT A CITY RAW
ko ko thett
[when you end up somewhere you don’t want to be]

eat it like a durian
eat
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A FLOR DA SOLIDÃO
Ruy Belo
Vivemos convivemos resistimos
cruzámo-nos nas ruas sob as árvores
fizemos porventura algum
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A FLOWER POEM, NO. 2
John Eppel
Your brother Khaki Weed has given
you a bad name: Black Jack they call him;
the
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A FLOWERING ABSENCE
John Montague
How can one make an absence flower,
lure a desert to sudden bloom?
Taut with terror, I
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A FOGGY DAY IN ROTTERDAM
C.B. Vaandrager
Je kent het wel: een middag wachten
tot het gaat misten. Wachten
tot het donker wordt.
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A FRIEND IN NEED
C. P. Surendran
He sits in a chair
Whose fourth leg’s his.
He loves this chair.
They used to make
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A GIFT
Andrew McMillan
for the ones I never touched   for the ones
who wanted to watch films  
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A GIFT FOR THE PRESIDENT
Ciaran O’Driscoll
I hold seminars on this sort of thing.
‘Why,’ I ask my art students,
‘is there a bunch
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A GLOVE
Justin Quinn
I lost a glove
and kept the other,
my life on hold
through snow and storm,...
A GOLDEN BOWL
Mir Mahfuz Ali
What’s this?
I’m invited to a great feast?
But here I stand, lost
in the yard, ...
A GREAT EDUCATION
Jennifer Maiden
Aneurin Bevan woke up in flat Bathurst, to the drone
of Julia Gillard’s ‘Ben
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A GUERRA
Karinna Alves Gulias
Quem lembra o amor depois . . .
no comprimento máximo do sol ao se por?...
A HALF HOUR AFTER
Mario Petrucci
you leave some al-
most thing starts : your
mattress impression stops
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A HALOTTAKKAL
Szabolcs Várady
A halottakkal óvatos vagyok.
Nem tudom, tudják-e, hogy nincsenek.
Ahogy bejössz az ajtón,
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A HANDLE FOR THE FLUTIST
Odia Ofeimun
You have heard it said before
that poetry makes now water jump
blows not the wind it
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A HINTERLAND
Michelle O'Sullivan
Simmer of light and air
reduced shapes of what
had been cultivated.
And the
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A HISTORY LESSON
David Malouf
Sweaty after a bout the young prince towels his body,
sprawls against the wall of a tennis
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A HUMMINGBIRD
Paul Muldoon
At Nora’s first post-divorce Labor Day bash
there’s a fluster and a fuss and a fidget ...
A HYMN
Fanny Howe
I traveled to the page where scripture meets fiction.
The paper slept but the night in me
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A IDADE DO OURO
Nuno Júdice
Uma curva no tempo, como num caminho,
desvia o homem da direcção antiga. De súbito,
uma
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A INFANCIA DA HERBERTO HELDER
José Tolentino Mendonça
No princípio era a ilha
embora se diga
o Espírito de Deus
abraçava as águas ...
A INOCENTE MALA
António Osório
Se eu fosse uma coisa, amaria ver-me
como comboio-correio. Longo e nocturno,
devassando
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A JAR OF HONEY
Jacob Polley
You hold it like a lit bulb,
a pound of light,
and swivel the stunned glow
around
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A KIND OF DROUGHT
Charles Mungoshi
In our land
We found a bird
that sings.
A bird
that will tell it all:
We
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A LA MODA CON LA MUERTE
León Gil
Todo el mundo habla de cadáveres bajo el puente
De muertos en el rastrojo
De bultos
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A LA POESÍA
Fernando Charry Lara
Al soñar tu imagen,
Bajo la luna sombría, el adolescente
De entonces hallaba
El desierto
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A LATVIAN POET ENCOUNTERS RÒISÌN DUBH
Michael O’Loughlin


You make me rub your back till the skin is red and broken.
You make me
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A LIE
Lionel Fogarty
Way out in the valleys and
mountain ranges of light

You came quiet in roaring
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A LIE
Sinéad Morrissey
That their days were not like our days,
the different people who lived in sepia –...
A LIFE STORY
Andy Brown
An old lady is telling us the story of her life. From her rattan chair she removes the
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A LINNET
John Ashbery
It crossed the road so as to avoid having to greet me. “Poor thing but mine own,” I
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A LITERARY LIFE
Laurie Duggan
1

Listening to the Dandenong line trains
exploding detonators all day long,...
A LOGOCLAST RETYPES ONE OF HIS OLD POEMS
Alan Halsey
Like fingerprints there are no two leaves or sea shells, for example, the same. Inside each piece
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A LONDON WEDDING
A. B. Jackson
The groom is anybody’s guess. He goes
casual-incognito, this year’s look.
His
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A LONG JOURNEY
Musaemura Zimunya
Through decades that ran like rivers
endless rivers of endless woes
through pick and
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A LONG SHOT
Andrew Greig
As your lover on waking recounts her dreams,
unruly, striking, unfathomable as herself,...
A LOS POETAS SE LES PIERDEN LAS PALABRAS
Raúl Henao
A los poetas se les pierden las palabras

Se les pierden los pasos

En la
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A LOWRIDER LOUDLY BRINGS US
W.S. Di Piero
a thing that’s called radar love,
the whole hog calling,
and here’s unhoused Ginger,...
A MAGNÓLIA
Luiza Neto Jorge
A exaltação do mínimo,
e o magnífico relâmpago
do acontecimento mestre
restituem-me a
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A MAN IS DYING FOR A PIECE OF BREAD
Amanda Hammar
a man is lying dead
on a busy street
in carefree cape town
the crumbs of excess ...
A MAN IS ONLY AS GOOD . . .
Pat Boran
A man is only as good
as what he says to a dog
when he has to get up out of bed ...
A MANHÃ
Gastão Cruz
É assim a manhã, um nome
para o mundo, abrir os olhos como
alguém que fala
Podem
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A MÃO NO ARADO
Ruy Belo
Feliz aquele que administra sabiamente
a tristeza e aprende a reparti-la pelos dias
Podem
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A MARCH
Ishion Hutchinson
Lesson of the day: Syria and Styria.
For Syria, read: His conquering banner shook from
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A MARINA TSVIETAIEVA
Damaris Calderón
El frio
de un terrón de azúcar
en la lengua de una taza de té
de un pan que salta
en
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A MARVEL
Chris Edwards
Five months after being mauled by
his illusionist, Bernard J. Ebber reported
the scheme
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A MÁSCARA
Teixeira de Pascoaes
Esta luz animada e desprendida
Duma longínqua estrela misteriosa
Que, vindo reflectir-se em
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A MAYFLY
Paul Muldoon
A mayfly taking off from a spike of mullein
would blunder into Deichtine’s mouth to become Cú
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A MÉHÉSZ
István Kemény
Hatezer évig voltam méhész,
száz éve vagyok villanyszerelö.
Ha nyugdíjba megyek, majd
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A MINHA MUSA
José Miguel Silva
É mais casta do que eu
e só bebe água mineral.
Furtiva, insolente, caprichosa,
às
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A MINOR INTRUSION ON LIVES OF ANIMALS
Lionel Abrahams
Lion (two or three), zebra (scores) and other thirsty
at a water hole. How alive they are! How
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A MISREMEMBERED LYRIC
Denise Riley
A misremembered lyric: a soft catch of its song
whirrs in my throat. ‘Something’s gotta hold
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A MOOD OF QUIET BEAUTY
John Ashbery
The evening light was like honey in the trees
When you left me and walked to the end of the
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A MYSTERIOUS MARRIAGE
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
Once upon a time
A boy and girl were
Forced to leave their home
By armed
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A NECESSIDADE
Lêdo Ivo
Uma porta fechada não é suficiente para que o homem
esconda o seu amor. Ele também necessita
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A NEVE E O AMOR
Lêdo Ivo
Neste dia de calor ardente, estou esperando a neve.
Sempre estive à sua espera.
Quando
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A NIGHT UNLIKE OTHERS
Mourid Barghouti

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A NOSSA VEZ
Rui Pires Cabral
É o frio que nos tolhe ao domingo
no Inverno, quando mais rareia
a esperança. São
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A NOT UNRUFFLED SURFACE
Ange Mlinko
The sky was laced with Irish cream mist, that mellow tan overhanging
the hills,
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A PANIC THAT CAN STILL COME UPON ME
Peter Gizzi
If today and today I am calling aloud

If I break into pieces of glitter on asphalt...
A PAPER PLANE TO NOWHERE
Katia Kapovich
There was one autumn vulnerable light
locked in the transparent and fragile objects
of a
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A PARABLE
Ali Cobby Eckermann
Interventionists are coming interventionists are coming
the cries echo through the dusty
...
A PATCH OF GRASS
Martin Harrison
The dark green, the light green,
the pale native rosemary flowers,
blue-grey like low
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A PEBBLE
Jūkichi Yagi

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A PERFECT MESS
Mary Karr
I read somewhere
that if   pedestrians didn’t break traffic laws to cross
Times
...
A PERFECT SUICIDE
Peter Porter
And here I will sacrifice all rhyme,
that is, I will avoid any of the beautiful...
A PERFORMANCE
Sinéad Morrissey
This garden is so empty of time it holds me still, unable to go on.
I blame the leaves: they
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A PLAY OF THE WORD
Glyn Maxwell
Something was done and she ran from a town
and I’m glad it was done or she wouldn’t have
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A POEM FOR GRANDMOTHER
Ranjit Hoskote
A door. A stair. And two steps inside that dark,
the straight-backed chair my grandmother sat
...
A POEM FOR S.
Jessica Greenbaum
Because you used to leaf through the dictionary,
Casually, as someone might in a barber shop,
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A POEM FOR ZIMBABWE
Chenjerai Hove
i am the only one
you are the only one.

the birds and the rivers
sing to me,
they
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A POEM I WROTE STANDING UP – INDICTMENT
Blessing Musariri
We are proud to be Africans on distant shores,
learning ancient tongues, fighting for their
...
A POEM OF THE MEDIOCRES
Angshuman Kar

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A POLITICALLY INCORRECT ODE TO WHITMAN
Rukmini Bhaya Nair
Whitman isn’t in
He will not be in
This year or the next

He’s
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A PONTE
Lêdo Ivo
Para que pudéssemos atravessar o rio cheio de pedras
alguém, com um machado, subio até a
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A PORTABLE CRUSH
Fiona Hile
Riding on such instruments as a large aluminium
hemisphere, syndicated falconry of gifts and
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A PORTRAIT OF MY FATHER
Lidija Cvetkovic
My father draws a blade
along the wired frame
as we watch perfect rectangles
of honeycomb
...
A POSSIBLE HISTORY OF CONSCIOUSNESS
David Brooks
Jessica, riding
up and down on her tricycle,
the dog
sniffing at his empty bowl,...
A PREFACE?
J.S. Harry
Peter Henry Lepus is not fond of “Prefaces”; he says that though they are the “face” you
see
...
A PRESENCA MAIS PURA
José Tolentino Mendonça
Nada do mundo mais próximo
mas aqueles a quem negamos a palavra
o amor, certas
...
A PRIVATE PUBLIC SPACE
Bob Hicok
You can’t trust lesbians. You invite them

to your party and they don’t come,...
A PROMISE
Ali Cobby Eckermann
She gives him a cloud of parrots
He expects her to peel the carrots
She gives him a
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A PSALM FOR THE SCAFFOLDERS
Kim Moore
who balanced like tightrope walkers,
who could run up the bracing
faster than you or I
...
A PUNTO DE LLORAR
Samuel Jaramillo

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A PUPPY CALLED PUBERTY
Adrian Mitchell
It was like keeping a puppy in your underpants
A secret puppy you weren’t allowed to show to
...
A QUESTION OF CHOICE
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
I am a mountain
I laugh with those who laugh loudest
I’ve been a church
Seen them
...
A QUIET WAR IN LEICESTER
Elaine Feinstein
the shelter,      the old washhouse
water limed the walls
we
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A RESISTÊNCIA À TEORIA
Daniel Jonas
Eu ficarei à espera de que as uvas
das minhas videiras
amadureçam
à luminosidade
...
A SACK
J.S. Harry
When Peter wakes, it is night again.
Joshua has returned. There’s a radio
& a full sack of
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A SEED, A CRUTCH, A HEART
Lidija Cvetkovic
1

from the pig’s slit throat a red carpet unrolls
all his life he’s been fed for
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A SHORT HISTORY OF POLAR EXPLORATION
Luke Davies
The snowlines, moving in, and light failing fast
as aurora borealis throbs there like a
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A SHORT POEM ABOUT DAYBREAK
Masayo Koike
長い旅の途中...
A SHORT TESTAMENT OF WILL
John Hegley
I Will that the youngster with the talent in the neglected seam
   will be found
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A SÍLABA
Eugénio de Andrade
Toda a manhã procurei uma sílaba.
É pouca coisa, é certo: uma vogal,
uma consoante, quase
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A SILHOUETTE
Julius Chingono
His eyes are see-through.
Through them I see
a yawning empty bread bin
a fridge
...
A SLOW POEM
Theo Dorgan
I place my finger with great care
on the sleeping magnificent body of my beloved.
The
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A SMALL DEATH
John Montague
My daughter, Úna, wanders
off to play in the forest,
unafraid, her new rag doll ...
A SMALL MEASURE
Paul Casey
stars are born, people die
more stars than people
by far reborn as stars
...
A SOFIA, 19.11.1993
Antonella Anedda
Davvero come adesso, l’olivo sul balcone
il vento che trasmuta le nubi. Oltre il secolo...
A SOFT-EDGED REED OF LIGHT
Julia Copus
That was the house where you asked me to remain
on the eve of my planned departure. Do you
...
A SONNET’S BEAT
Bulawayo poets
The world is full of poets who, never
short of word or rhyme, contrive to write each...
A SPIDER
Colette Bryce
I trapped a spider in a glass,
a fine-blown wineglass.
It shut around him, silently....
A STEEPLE-CLIMBER
David Morley
The Blue Bell Inn on Woodgate in the small hours after Time.
‘I was thinking’,
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A STRAY
Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin
When I heard the voice on the radio
All of a sudden announcing the captives were free
I
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A STRAY DREAM
Paula Meehan
It’s a happy dream though in it you were
Humping some dancer in a run down gaff

A
...
A STRING OF SMALL PEARLS
Adam Dickinson
We are in the throat now.
Necks
 
are the hardest animal
parts to
...
A SUMMER FLOOD
Peter Fallon
Again, I went out
to the new wood
because, at times as these
it is a true good...
A SUMMER GARDEN
Louise Glück
                           
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A TASTE FOR HUNGER
Jill Jones
I have put my hand out to the word.
It’s been there for days. Hovering
between the newspaper
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A TELESCOPE PROTECTS ITS VIEW
Peter Gizzi
I like to read the dead.

Part of a whole lost era campaign.

The bridge is
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A TERRA DO NUNCA
Nuno Júdice
Se eu fosse para a terra do nunca,
teria tudo o que quisesse numa cama de nada:
...
A UM GALO
A. M. Pires Cabral
Aquele que injuriava a madrugada
com ácida, assídua voz.
O que tinha esporões por
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A UM RATO MORTO ENCONTRADO NUM PARQUE
Mário Cesariny de Vasconcelos
Este findou aqui sua vasta carreira
de rato vivo e escuro ante as constelações
a sua pequena
...
A UNA CIUDAD
Juan Diego Tamayo
I

El reloj resuena
rosa negra sobre mantel rojo
obse
seguir adelante...
A VAZIA SANDÁLIA DE S. FRANCISCO
Alexandre O’Neill
A gratidão da macieira e a amnésia do gato
nunca pautaram o curso dos meus dias.
“Fiquem onde
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A VERA TAKES A RIDE
Lionel Fogarty
We use to ride emus and dolphins
We now have feathers over our bodys
You in black and me
...
A VISIT TO OOM BROWN
Vonani Bila
a visit to the squatter camp
takes months of preparation.
gathering of coins, courage and
...
A VOICE FROM THE FIREPLACE
John Ashbery
Like a windup denture in a joke store
fate approaches, leans quietly. Let’s see . .
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A WALK WITH HISTORY
ko ko thett
how do you write history in a language that has no
past tense?

i don’t
...
A WAR-TIME WIFE
Chenjerai Hove
Full with child
a long parallel waiting: an anxiety;
Together living, dying
with
...
A WAR-TORN WIFE
Chenjerai Hove
This war!
I am tired
of a husband who never sleeps
guarding the home or on
...
A WORD ON VERBS
Wendy Videlock
It’s often those
          who talk a
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A WORLD WHERE NEWS TRAVELLED SLOWLY
Lavinia Greenlaw
It could take from Monday to Thursday
and three horses. The ink was unstable,
the
...
A YOUNG BOY'S DAY
Julius Chingono
My mother goes collecting
all forms of plastic
like the wind
for sale.
After
...
A ZENEKAR MEG CSAK HANGOL
György Petri
Minden – mondogatjuk magunknak –
még ezután jön. Semmi...
A! SILIMELA!
S.E.K. Mqhayi
A Silimela!
AmaNdlamb’ amatsha,
Hay' atnaNdlamb’ amatsha!
Inkos’ am
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AA! ZWELIYAZUZA, ITSHAWE LASEBHILITANI!
S.E.K. Mqhayi
NguMzimb’ uyaqhuma elokubuliswa;
NguMzimb’ uyavutha elomteketiso;
NguZweliyazuz’ elibizwa
...
AAGOSANGAKO YUDDHA
Benju Sharma

...
AAN DE KERNCENTRALES 2
H.H. ter Balkt
Ik zag vier gehangenen:
lampen, spinnen aan hun draden
de geest als de herfst, oude
...
AAN DE VIJVER
Rutger Kopland
Geluk was een dag aan een vijver
in gras met bomen
tot in de hemel omkringd

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AAN HET VEER
Roland Jooris
Licht van nevel
bedronken komt ons traagte
tegemoet als een spraak
op de tast
...
AAN MIJN VERTALER
L.F. Rosen
Hier en daar ontbreekt een knoop,
een kraag, staat een naad op barsten,
heeft de schaar
...
AAN ZEE
Anneke Brassinga
De wind weegt de woorden
bevindt ze te licht
de wind huilt, veegt de woorden
van
...
AANWEZIGHEID
Esther Jansma
Ik ben uitgevraagd. Vanaf nu ga ik dingen weten.
Vanaf nu is zij geen roos maar julia

en
...
AAS
Cees Nooteboom
Poëzie kan nooit over mij gaan, 
noch ik over poëzie. 
Ik ben
...
ABANDONATA
Samantha Wynne-Rhydderch
Above the stove his longjohns hang
where he pegged them on June 10th 1911.

A pin-up
...
ABANDONED
Crossing Borders poets
You have stared at the ground far too long
You know the tiniest crevices
And all the red and
...
ABANDONED
Amanda Hammar
house
too long abandoned
weeds pushing apart
scarred bricks
beams of weathered
...
ABANICOS
Margarita Cardona
Mi mano quiere sostener el libro
Que la sostenga
Ser su prolongación
Concreta mi
...
ABAPHANGI
Dion Nkomo
Ngibazwile ngendumela emagudugudwini,
Ngibuze ukuthi bavele bengobani,
Kwathiwa
...
ABC
Chris McCabe
The ABC was our song, we’d hummed it together
the night we’d met. We couldn’t believe we knew
...
ABDICAÇÃO
Fernando Pessoa
Toma-me, ó noite eterna, nos teus braços
E chama-me teu filho. Eu sou um Rei
Que
...
ABE LENSTRA
Rutger Kopland
We stonden bij Achilles, het regende en woei,
in een geur van sigaren, nat gras en natte
...
ABENDROT
Elke Erb
Der Abend trägt das Rot des Symbols.
Trägt es fort. In die Fremde.
...
ABENDSPAZIERGANG
Elke Erb
Frische Luft zu schöpfen.

Links, zurück rechts, zwei meter hoher...
ABITANTI
Umberto Fiori
Il sole in alto
e sotto il fumo che sale,
la piazza, i muri in ombra:
è
...
ABLÖSE
Sonja vom Brocke
Was ist er entwichen. Einem Eihologramm? Einer sauber entfernten
Chip-Zyste? Der
...
ABOARD THE FREEDOM TRAIN
Outspoken
Still inside the station waiting on the freedom train,
Its inspector came to check on our
...
ABORIGINAL LANDSCAPE
Louise Glück
You’re stepping on your father, my mother said, and indeed I was standing exactly in
...
ABOUT MIDNIGHT
Leanne O’Sullivan
In among these wet, melon skins
I sit with my back to the bar,

cross-legged, smiling my
...
ABOVE
Jane Gibian
From the skyscraper, looking down
on the backs of birds: we began
smelling the decline
...
ABOVE THE NECK
Dana Levin
Little winks from the tips of silvered tools –
 
you sat in stars....
ABRUPTLY A WING . . .
Stephen Romer
Abruptly a wing may open
and come beating
out of the cloudbank

and then a
...
ABUELA EN LOS RECUERDOS
Luz Mary Giraldo
Doblas y desdoblas camisas
como atando y desatando el tiempo.
Aquí las medias y la caja
...
ABUNDANCIA
Marcela Parra
Los dulces son las monedas de los niños. Esas pequeñas y de poco valor
que a
...
ABUSIVE NAMES
Julius Chingono
On giving birth
a woman
named her first-born
a daughter
‘Mistake’
The
...
ABYSS OF THE BIRDS
John Ennis
1

During Hitler’s War, he lit the eyes of prisoners
like stars in a frosty January,
...
ACCIDENTAL BLOOD
Aidan Murphy
Last night
I came home
bloodstained.
As I was running
for the last tram ...
ACHILL
Derek Mahon
I lie and imagine a first light gleam in the bay
   After one more night of erosion
...
ACHING
Karen Press
If I could just
catch the man falling
there, so high, so tiny

if I could just
push
...
ACHT
Armando
Schuurt het lichaam langs de golven,

langwerpig ademend,

te veel te veel
...
ACORDAR NA RUA DO MUNDO
Luiza Neto Jorge
madrugada. passos soltos de gente que saiu
com destino certo e sem destino aos tombos
no meu
...
ACORDES DE CUERPO Y VOZ
Ángela García
Nadie veía a aquellos
que había en Giordano Bruno
cuando habló

No ardieron
...
ACQUEDOTTO
Tomaž Šalamun
Moral bi se roditi leta 1884 v Trstu,
na Acquedottu, pa se nisem mogel.
Spomnim se
...
ACROBACIAS
Ana Paula Inácio
sentados em Trafalgar Square
no intervalo de amigos
com o tempo entre as mãos...
ACTAEON
A.E. Stallings
The hounds, you know them all by name.
You fostered them from purblind whelps
At their
...
ACTS
A. B. Jackson
With regard to these acts: removal of clothing,
nudity in front of females and before prayer,
...
ACTS AND MONUMENTS
Sarah Howe
Word from Ely:
            the
...
ACUARELA
Meira Delmar
Es la hora primera.

Del oriente
llega el sol.

La luna, ...
ACUARELA
Julio Carrasco
La miré a los ojos pensando 
“esto es justamente algo de lo que debo
...
ACUTE PROMYELOCYTENLEUKEMIE
Mieke van Zonneveld
Nog nooit zo stug geworteld in de grond als toen ik dreigde
los te schieten, mijn dromen
...
ADAM
A. B. Jackson
Adam lay miraculous,
unconscious with drink.
In a dream, he named whiskies
...
ADÃO
Paulo Teixeira
Estás sentado na soleira dos dias
só com a cortesia dos teus gestos.
Uma janela abra à
...
ADDIO MIO NOVECENTO (I)
Aldo Nove
Una foresta che s’inoltra azzurra
nel sogno. Lí è che andavo da
...
ADDIO MIO NOVECENTO (II)
Aldo Nove
Le stagioni
sul nastro magnetico le registravamo,
miscelavamo i decenni e i nostri
...
ADDIO MIO NOVECENTO (III)
Aldo Nove
Le cose ci piacevano.
Ce n’erano in un numero dicibile.
Come all’interno di
...
ADDRESS
Joseph Horgan
All the houses on our street are upside down
and people fly above the chimneys.
They
...
ADHLACADH INÍON AN FHILE
Máire Mhac an tSaoi
Comhthalán daoine críonna!
Léithe in aimhréití ar
...
ADIEU I
Gaston Burssens
Dit zijn, ’t zij zo, de laatste noten
die ik ga, ...
ADIEU XXIV
Gaston Burssens
Adieu. Dit zijn de laatste noten
die ik gespeeld heb op mijn ribbenkast.
Een kast,
...
ADIVINO EL PARPADEO
Carlos Bedoya
Siempre es la eternidad flotando
a oscuras
hasta nunca jamás
coraza perpetua de
...
ADMONITION
John Forbes
Be still, my beating heart, & you, body
Don’t go banging into that tree—
The one the
...
ADVENTURES IN PARADISE
Laurie Duggan
Near the end of the thirty-first year of my life
I find myself a bundle of sweaty neurones...
ADVICE
Sinéad Morrissey
You think it ugly: drawing lines with a knife
Down the backs of those writers we exist to
...
ADVICE TO A POET
Patrick Galvin
Be a chauffeur, my father said
And never mind the poetry.
That’s all very well for the
...
AERIALIST
John McAuliffe
I’d talked us all back to Ireland, a week in Killorglin and a plan
to take shovel,
...
AEROBIOS DI JAKARTA
Toeti Heraty
Ahh,
Subuh jalan-jalan di kota
tanpa peta, asing juga –
nama-nama-jalan
...
AES TRIPLEX
Bríd Ní Mhóráin
Chuireas do chasóg orm don gcéad uair ar maidin
A cheannaís dom’
...
AFDWALENDE GEDACHTEN (TIJDENS EEN VERGADERING)
Micha Hamel
Sloop die flatgebouwen en je ziet de horizon. De echte horizon
echter is geen lijn maar een
...
AFFECTIONS MUST NOT
Denise Riley
This is an old fiction of reliability

is a weather presence, is a righteousness
is arms
...
AFFIRMATIE (DE BROER)
Mischa Andriessen
Het stelt niets voor dit gewicht.
Achteloos ben ik weggedreven van waar
ik getuige werd
...
AFRICAN DIAMONDS
Thomas McCarthy
Poetry that has never built its aircraft carrier leaves all power at home.
The pen wears an
...
AFRICAN POSTMAN
Kwame Dawes
East from Addis Ababa, and then south
deep into the Rift Valley, I can hear the horns...
AFRICAN WOMAN
Kristina Rungano
Young damsel weeps
Sighs silently for home
She the property of men
Pass’d ’tween them
...
AFSCHEID
Gerrit Kouwenaar
Er hapert iets, men heeft te veel gerookt, vlucht
kuchend in de boomgaard, najaar
...
AFSCHEIDSLIEDJE
Lucienne Stassaert
Er is een liedje
dat de tijd
doet keren

weet je nog hoe
nu dan hoe
...
AFTER KANDINSKY: BLUE PAINTING (1924)
Katherine Gallagher
Let the eye investigate blue
and all the arrows focus gravity.

Across the
...
AFTER KANDINSKY: YELLOW, RED, BLUE (1925)
Katherine Gallagher
Watch the animal eyes that whisk corners
faster than an angel breathing passwords
in a
...
AFTER KEN BURNS
Laura Kasischke
The beautiful plate I cracked in half as I wrapped it in tissue paper— as if the
...
AFTER MY FATHER DIED
Kerry Hardie
The sky didn’t fall.

It stayed up there,
luminous, tattered with crows,
all
...
AFTER PARTY
Bulawayo poets
After the war on HIV
is finally over
after Sudan
Palestine  . . . have ceased
...
AFTER THE ARK
Pauline Stainer
It’s not told
how the animals left,
but waiting to disembark
their breath formed a
...
AFTER THE BOMBS WE INVENT THE FUTURE
John Forbes
Let’s paint the ideal supper on the back of
our heads where the poem is a type of hole...
AFTER THE ETERNAL PROTEST
L.K. Holt
He takes a long live minute of ticking senses
to know it was a rubber bullet homed at his
...
AFTER THE FUNERAL
Jane Gibian
Everyone gracious and composed; the party
at your ex-girlfriend’s parents’ place. Us girls
...
AFTER THE HURRICANE
Ishion Hutchinson
After the hurricane walks a silence, deranged, white as the white helmets
of government
...
AFTER THE MAY '98 RIOTS
Charles Mungoshi
Now there won’t be any need
to tell our children
about the history of the struggle...
AFTER THE MOON
Marianne Boruch
eclipsed itself, the rumor of darkness
true, the whole radiant business
almost over,
...
AFTER THE RAIN
Charles Mungoshi
For one whole week
it rained without a
break.


On the first day of
...
AFTER THE STORM
Christopher James
She watches the rain
like a cat watches the rain,
intently, completely,
...
AFTER THE TERROR
Ethel Irene Kabwato
Light a candle for her
Wherever you are
Lay down your wreath
On the stone cold
...
AFTER WYATT AFTER 11 9 ‘01
Lionel Abrahams
(They flee from me that sometime did me seek - Sir Thomas Wyatt)



I flee from some
...
AFTER YOU DIED
Deryn Rees-Jones
The night would not give in to me —
or something inside me would not yield.
The great
...
AFTERWARDS
Noel Rowe
The street that took us every day
to hear the poets read
this morning carries on
as
...
AFTERWORD
Louise Glück
Reading what I have just written, I now believe I stopped precipitously, so that my story
...
AFVAART
Charles Ducal
Een deur knarst, een lamp zoemt aan.
Betrapt vlucht een rat
het plafond in.
...
AFWEZIGE GA NIET WEG
Jacob Groot
Het laatste nieuws heeft ten slotte ook mij bereikt
Ik hoor hoe je springt naar m’n eerste
...
AFWEZIGHEID
Esther Jansma
Zoals rozen openen, je ziet het niet,
een roos is een roos is, is plotseling weten:

...
AFWEZIGHEID
Esther Jansma
Zoals rozen openen, je ziet het niet,
een roos is een roos is, is plotseling weten:
wat werd
...
AG CÁITHEADH
Simon Ó Faoláin
Seo linn ag iarraidh
féidirtheachtaí éigríochta an tsaoil
a
...
AHELILE AMANKONYANA
Gudugwe Mlilo
ULevulendi Shiphisitoni!
Uthango ludla amankonyana,
Zidibha namathole,
Zidliwa
...
AHEM
Martin Figura
I saw the best suits of my parents’ generation
       
...
AHMEDINEJAD
Bart Van der Straeten
luister naar de kracht van de profeet
hij heft de kromstaf voor zijn volk

er is
...
AIDE MÉMOIRE
Michel Deguy
Ce qui a lieu d’être
Ne va pas sans dire

Ce qu’on ne peut pas dire . . .
Il faut
...
ÁIFÉILÍN
Ailbhe Ní Ghearbhuigh
Nílim chomh duairc
go bhfanfainn
fén duvet
ar feadh an lae

sin
...
AINDA ME ACOLHO
António Osório
Ainda me acolho, Pai,
à tua madressilva.
Ali tens a passiflora,
não envelheceu.
...
AIR TERMINALS
James Byrne
Reading how Mansfield claims the word air 
is to live in it.
 
Pure
...
AJUINVINGERS
Stefan Hertmans
Je sneed ze zacht alsof ze leefden,
eerst dwars en dan de ringen,
maar het deed pijn
...
AKHMATOVA IN LAMBERTVILLE
Lavinia Greenlaw
The revelations of ice, exactly:
each leaf carries itself in glass,
each stem is a fuse
...
AKHO’S SELF-SATIRES
L.K. Holt
1 At fifty-three, your head anointed to the bone,
prayer-beads worn down to gallstones...
AKTAION
Mischa Andriessen
I

Lam op tafel.
De mannen in de kamer
lachen en verraden hun aanspraak...
AKU BARU SAJA MENGEPEL LANTAI
Afrizal Malna
aku baru saja mengepel lantai. aku berjalan dengan
ujung jari-jari kakiku, agar lantai yang
...
AL OIDO DEL LECTOR
José Asunción Silva
No fue pasión aquello,
Fue una ternura vaga
Lo que inspiran los niños enfermizos,
Los
...
AL-AZHAR LECTURE
Keki Daruwalla
They are naïve, those who suggest
that the fortunes of the ruler
and the ruled go hand in
...
ALARME
Michel Deguy
Nous inventons la maîtrsie
De l’échelle où nous disparaissons
L’essentiellement rompue la
...
ALBA
José Luis Díaz Granados
Para mi loca vida, al mediodía
un día más día que todos el sol regó la lluvia
y el alba
...
ALDEA DEL DELIRIO
Rafael Patiño
Quién dice lengua oh vellón soberano,
No te diré un verbo acéfalo
Pero un ronco ulular
Se
...
ALDERFLIES
Togara Muzanenhamo
Naked and afraid, the girl doubled up with a shrill
that filled the rear-view, the red sun
...
ALEEN
Norbert Hummelt
fontane kam an einem junitag über die staubige pappelallee
nach blumberg, niederbarnim,
...
ALES STENAR
Ángela García
Soñé con el agua del mar
bramando bajo la barranca.

Arriba en la explanada, ...
ALETHIOMETER
Eleanor Hooker
I have one marble only, glass-curled greens and blue.
It’s kept inside a golden globe
...
ALEXANDER CROSSES THE HELLESPONT
Keki Daruwalla
He was a little tentative
when it came to the East.
Its ways were quite insidious
and odd
...
ALEXANDRIA
Adam Aitken
At the mouth of the Nile
a Byzantine dome of many colours
defies its modernist
...
ALGO ACABA DE ROMPERSE
Luis Vidales
De pronto en el silencio neto de la alcoba
en la mudez de vaca de la tierra nocturna
un
...
ALGO HERMOSO TERMINA
Piedad Bonnet

...
ALGUIEN ROMPE UNA LÁMPARA
Liana Mejía
Un cuerpo en la oscuridad
se desmorona
como cumpliendo
una sagrada ceremonia
y
...
ALGUMAS PROPOSIÇÕES COM PÁSSAROS E ÁRVORES QUE
O POETA REMATA COM UMA REFERÊNCIA AO CORAÇÃO

Ruy Belo
Os pássaros nascem na ponta das árvores
As árvores que eu vejo em vez de fruto dão
...
ALHAZEN OF BASRA
Brian Turner
If I could travel a thousand years back
to August 1004, to a small tent
where Alhazen has
...
ALIBI
Eunice de Souza
My love says
for god’s sake
don’t write poems
which heave and pant
and resound
...
ALIEN
James Harpur
There: a planet full of seas and craters
Its mists of light and shadows detailed by ...
ALIVE
Katie Donovan
Straddled,
like a cow in a fair,
I shudder as the midwife
strips me bare, ...
ALL INCLUSIVE
Anne Vegter
Wat wil je geven?  Of beter vragen wat het laatste is wat je onthield,
het kon wel eens
...
ALL STRIPPED DOWN
Manuel de Freitas
Cavalheiro idoso, calvo e sem jeito
para foder procura quem o ature
e acredite (às
...
ALL THAT IS CERTAIN IS NIGHT LASTS LONGER THAN THE DAY
Karen Solie
Look at your past, how it’s grown.
You’ve known it since it was yea high. Still,
...
ALL THAT LIFE
Dawn Garisch
1. All that life: from first rank beginnings in the earth,
something stirred in matter; there
...
ALL THE DIFFICULT HOURS AND MINUTES
Jane Hirshfield
All the difficult hours and minutes
are like salted plums in a jar.
Wrinkled, turn
...
ALL THE GOOD HELP
Togara Muzanenhamo
He will not understand her fascination
with rain, these summer months of water
that
...
ALL YOU PHILOSOPHERS
Roddy Lumsden
who know the thing about two fingers in the river
know also about the way the river does not
...
ALLA MANIERA DI LI PO
Roberto Baronti Marchiò
Aggiorna sul fiume Yangzi.
Un pescatore, accerito sul volto,
spinge la barca oscillante
...
ALLEEN NOG DIT
Remco Campert
Wilt u nu afronden?
u overschrijdt uw tijd
ja alleen nog even dit
heel kort dan...
ALLEGRIA
Pierre Alferi
Quel est cet élan
C’est un mouvement de mort
Mais c’est aussi...
ALLES IS NIEUW
Esther Jansma
Wat zou gebeuren was er altijd al, volmaakt
gespeld door een beker die stukviel
scherven
...
ALLESDIER
Erik Menkveld
Aan de slootkant ontspruiten mij uiers,
in de lucht steken mij veren in de huid.
...
ALLUSION
Mehrdad Fallah

...
ALMOST SONNET
Tabish Khair
At one instant it seemed to be within my grasp:
Your love was a jewel I could reach out and
...
ALPEJAGERSLIED
Paul van Ostaijen

...
ALPHABET SOUP
Jerry Pinto
A is alone
And afraid of responsibility.

X marks the spot.
Failure lies
...
ALS DE KOMEET KOMT, EEN GEVALLEN STER
John Leefmans
Als een elastiekje, rubberen bal, hete balata,
rekbaar, strekbaar, in vormen kneedbaar...
ALS DE PAGINA’S VAN EEN KRANT
Rutger Kopland
Zoals de pagina’s van een krant
in het gras langzaam om
slaan in de wind, en het is de
...
ALS EEN RIVIER, IN ALLERIJL VERLATEN
Alfred Schaffer
Onschadelijk water, gitzwart, zonder stroomsnelheid,
zonder oorsprong nog, zonder boten of
...
ALS EEN SPROOKJESBOS, GRONDIG UITGEKAMD
Alfred Schaffer
Je komt er niet meer uit, een zompige ondergrond
waar je ook ging, als je een kaart had zou je
...
ALS EEN TAFELBLAD GLANZEND
Peter Verhelst
Op bed kijken we elkaar
uit de kleren op de vloer
een jurk een hemd, meer valt
...
ALS EEN WET OF EEN GEDICHT, VOOR DE SALAFISTEN OF DE GRONDWET-ORIGINALISTEN, EN MOGEN WE NU PLOTSELING GRAPPEN MAKEN OVER WAAR JE BANG VOOR BENT?
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Hoe lang kan een tekst waaruit afgeleid wordt wat te doen zijn als van niemand?

Een
...
ALS HUIS
C.O. Jellema
Je droomt je thuis: een veiligheid van stemmen
die ’t onbegrepene gerust bespreken,...
ALS ICH BEI IHM WAR RÜCKTE ER
Kerstin Hensel
Den Tisch fort und das Bett
Lehnte er steil an die Wand, und er legte
Mich zwischen sich und
...
ALS IEMAND SHOTETSU DIT ZOU VRAGEN ZOU HIJ ZO ANTWOORDEN
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
In welke provincie ligt de berg
...
ALS IK AAN MIJN TAFEL GA ZITTEN WORDT MIJ GEBRACHT EEN KOP KOFFIE EN EEN GLAS WATER
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Een hoed op mijn hoofd als ik binnenkom, die doe ik niet af als ik ga zitten.
Ik hang mijn jas
...
ALS KIND
C.O. Jellema
Je draait je om en ziet het kind vertrekken,
het huis al leeg, 't legt bloemen op de
...
ALS TUIN
C.O. Jellema
’t Moest zijn dat buiten wat je hand aanraakt
van jou bezit nam als de reeds
...
ALT DETTE
Knut Ødegård
Når vi vert gamle, du,
og kråkene kjem for å ta oss
(kra-kra, og
...
ALTĂDATĂ DESCHIDEAM
Dumitru Crudu
Altădată deschideam ochii şi-l vedeam pe tatăl meu înaintea mea închideam ochii și nu-l
...
ALTER EGO
Charl-Pierre Naudé
Die trappe na die solder kan my nou nog verruk.
Waar rakke raaisels uit kindsdae span en die
...
ALTERNANCIA
Gloria Posada
Dónde encontrar algo
que no sean días
o noches
alba o crepúsculo
En este
...
ALTERNATE NAMES FOR BLACK BOYS
Danez Smith
1.   smoke above the burning bush
2.   archnemesis of summer night...
ALTITUDES
Suniti Namjoshi
“And then, of course,”
she was saying,
“we have grown so great
that now we dream...
ALTO AHÍ
Robinson Quintero
El amor es un atracador
No sabes en qué momento te asalta
ni en qué lugar
ni de
...
ALTRA LUNA
Stefano Dal Bianco
Ho visto la luna più chiara di sempre
alzarsi dietro il monte
e non ho fatto niente.
...
ÁLVARO SANCLEMENTE
1914-1949

Maruja Vieira
Una pequeña línea
bajo tu nombre intacto
une tu nacimiento
con tu muerte
y
...
ALWAYS, I'VE LOVED BIG CARS
Phillip Zhuwao
Winter trudge, cycle's promise, no words as well
but parliamentary speeches
then sirens,
...
AM FELD
Esther Kinsky
Die frauen am fenster
jede in ihrem haus die stirn
an die rissigen rahmen gelehnt
...
AMAI CHIDO
Cosmas Mairosi
Amai Chido, my wife
when you are tired of dancing before the minister
when you are tired
...
AMAJUBA EPAKINI KAOPPENHEIMER
Mbuyiseni Oswald Mtshali
Ngiyamangala ukuthi
kungani lamajuba asePakini kaOppenheimer
engaboshwa ashushiswe...
AMANECE
Gustavo Adolfo Garcés
¡Ah!
esta certeza
feliz y solitaria
de que el primer
pensamiento
fue
...
AMANECER (I)
Eduardo Gómez
De palomas en fuga y marchitos sueños
está hecha la substancia del habitante de las calles,
...
AMANTES
Jorge Gaitán Durán
Somos como son los que se aman.
Al desnudarnos descubrimos dos monstruosos
desconocidos que
...
AMANTES II
Jorge Gaitán Durán
Desnudos afrentamos el cuerpo
como dos ángeles equivocados,
como dos soles rojos en un
...
AMAZING STOMACH
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
This stomach is made of leather
Can stretch far enough
To carry babies for nine
...
AMBITIE
Arjen Duinker
Na mijn ontmoeting met de wapenhandelaar
Liep ik, om erover te vertellen, een café in....
AMERICAN INTERNAL
Brian Turner
Down in the hole, down in the clay and mud,
we dig. The noon sun hot on our backs
as we
...
AMERIKA
Ignatius T. Mabasa
Ndisiyei ndiite mai vangu mukadzi
Ndiregei ndirare nehanzvadzi yangu
Ndisiyei
...
AMIGA INOPORTUNA
Maruja Vieira
Quédate afuera, poesía.
No importunes ahora
mi trabajo
con tu voz de cristal. ...
AMIGOS PERDIDOS
Rui Pires Cabral
Os amigos levados pela vida
são os mais difíceis de aplacar, os mais
tiranos. Bárbaros
...
AMMA
Tabish Khair
Down the stairs of this house where plaster flakes and falls,
Through the intimate emptiness
...
AMNESIAC
Abol Froushan
The spring in my step
spewed blossoms
onto the side walk
and the breeze...
AMONG OTHER THINGS
Conor O'Callaghan
The rest
have driven to the mall.
Any second now
will be too dark....
AMONG THE BARLEY
Alan Gillis
                          
...
AMORE
Paolo Ruffilli
Così, di colpo
mi colgo sullo specchio
stretto nell'abbraccio
mentre mi
...
AMSTERDAM’DA RAP
Roni Margulies
Rembrandtpark’ta çimlerin arasında
güneş vurduğunda parıldayan,
bir
...
AN AVIARY OF SMALL BIRDS
Karen McCarthy Woolf
My love is an aviary
of small birds
and I must learn
to leave the door ajar . .
...
AN BHÁBÓG BHRISTE
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
A bhábóigín bhriste ins an tobar,
caite isteach ag leanbh ar bhogshodar
anuas le
...
AN CAILÍN I SIOPA NA MBLÁTH
Áine Uí Fhoghlú
Osclaíonn sí agus dúnann sí
dallóga gach lá...
AN CAISLEÁN NORMANNACH
Aifric Mac Aodha
Tuigeann an duine conas titim isteach
Le dlíthe, teanga agus nósanna....
AN CHORR RÉISC
Liam Ó Muirthile
Sí an chorr réisc ina staic
a híomhá féin éin ina hiomláine
san uisce.

Bronnann sí a
...
AN CRANN
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
Do tháinig bean an leasa
le Black & Decker,
do ghearr sí anuas mo chrann. ...
AN DER GEWESENHEIT
Eduardo Cote Lamus
“Así era”. “Aquí fue”. “Allí estaba”.
“Si caminamos a la izquierda . . .”
“. . . más
...
AN DIE KREISAUER HUNDE
Uljana Wolf
o der dorfhunde kleingescheckte schar: schummel
schwänze stummelbeine zähe schnauzen am
...
AN EDITOR'S PREFACE TO THE LANGUAGE OF LOVE (VOLUME 3)
Helen Mort
Imagine love’s our youngest language.
Two lexicographers in charcoal suits
must spend
...
AN EXAMPLE
Natalie Shapero
Where can the dead hope
to stash some part
of themselves, if not in the living?...
AN HOUR IS NOT A HOUSE
Jane Hirshfield
An hour is not a house,
a life is not a house,
you do not go through them as if...
AN IDENTITY CV
Ouyang Yu
By and large:

By blood:




...
AN IMPRESSION OF BEING ALIVE
Mona Zote
All day we have watched the street shift
and careen, shed skin, refill, crest and yaw,...
AN IRISH REQUIEM
Michael O’Loughlin
Born in another country, under a different flag
She did not die before her time
Her god
...
AN LEANBH FÉ DO LEABA
Ceaití Ní Bheildiúin
Cé hé an leanbh faoi do leaba
gur shnámh a lapa amach inné...
AN MHAENAD
Gabriel Rosenstock
Tá crónán beach dostoptha ina broinn
Nach múchfar ach i dtonn bháite
Go coim

Seasann
...
AN ODE TO KEVIN GATES’ ‘ONE THING’
Marianne Morris
WHERE YOU ARE AT IS OKAY. GO FULLY INTO IT BECAUSE YOU WILL COME OUT THE OTHER SIDE.
...
AN OLD PHOTOGRAPH
Mir Mahfuz Ali
The wide-eyed boy,
holds a split star
in the black holes
of his eyes.
Shy.
...
AN ORDINARY DAY
Nazand Begikhani
The security officer
got up early
put on his white shirt
had honey toast with
...
AN ORDINARY EVENING AT HAMILTON
David Malouf
The garden shifts indoors, the house lets fall
its lamp light, opens
windows in the
...
AN OTTER
Billy Ramsell
Christmas day, 4 o’ clock,
Stumps of cloud, like yellowing tower blocks,
Lean over ...
AN OUTLOOK
Peter Fallon
They have ruffled
the embers of evening
and flap from its flames.
They come like
...
AN PRIONSA DUBH
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
Taibhríodh dom in aois coinlíochta
i mo leaba chúng sa tsuanlios aíochta
go rabhas i
...
AN TEACH UISCE
Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill
Ar dtúis ba ina cuid taibhrí amháin
a thagadh sé chun luí léi.

Ansan lá
go
...
AN TINE BHEO
Áine Uí Fhoghlú
A craiceann mar éabann le hais
éadach geal cadáis
ar an leaba
...
AN TROMLUÍ IS TROIME
Celia de Fréine
Laethanta áirithe agus do lámh á sá
isteach sa chófra ar thóir cabáiste
thagtá ar
...
ANAHORISH 1944
Seamus Heaney
‘We were killing pigs when the Americans arrived.
A Tuesday morning, sunlight and
...
ANAMNÉZA
Mária Ferenčuhová
Otec zomrel v 37 rokoch na chorobu srdca,
matka žije, syn zdravý, anamnéza...
ANATOMICAL ANGEL
Averill Curdy
Unfastened avidly from each ivory
...
ANATOMIE VAN MELANCHOLIE
Jan Lauwereyns
Is de Kilimanjaro hoog genoeg?
Om jezelf in de rug te schieten?

Wanneer je voeten
...
ANATOMY OF A CAR-CRASH
Sascha Aurora Akhtar
what is the skeins of/strains of lie
grafted on the table

what is the tiniest
...
ANATOMY OF A COPPER MAN
Ciaran O’Driscoll
The entry wound is under the right elbow – here.
And as you can see
the neck of
...
ANCESTORS
Peter Skrzynecki
Who are these shadows
that hang over you in a dream—
the bearded, faceless men...
ANCESTORS AT WONDERWERK
Michael Cope
The line of them is long. They tread
on my heart. They walk through my bones.
Their feet
...
AND ON JERUSALEM PEACE
Noel Rowe
1.

The taxi-driver on the way from Tel Aviv
talks and laughs for his foreign
...
AND SHE WAS BEAUTIFUL AND SHE WAS FEROCIOUSLY INTELLIGENT
Gerry Murphy
And I thought
this is where I tell her –
she was on top writhing away
doing that
...
AND THE SOUL
Kim Moore
And the soul, if she is to know herself
must look into the soul and find
what kind of
...
AND THEN
Nuala Ní Chonchúir
And then, of course,
your down-soft hair
your eyes of Liffey and moss
your ears
...
ANDRE GIDÉ
Thomas McCarthy
At La Roque the swallows called, whirling round
the house, their tight marine cries piercing
...
ANDRÉ KERTÉSZ: LATRINE
George Szirtes
1.
Four poilus in a wood austerely shitting.
Death watches them, laughing, its sides
...
ANEKDOTEN, OPENBARINGEN
Mustafa Stitou
Vlammend langs een vaalblauw zwerk
de engel Gabriël waarschijnlijk
op zoek naar een plaats om
...
ANGEL
Barbara Köhler
die dinge die mit mir nichts zu tun haben
wollen die menschen die gehen sie bleiben
mir:
...
ANGEL PIERO DELLA FRANCESCA
Peter Semolič
Ni vec prinasalec
luci.

Sam je postal predmet
igre
svetlobe
in
...
ANGELUS NOVUS
Ali Alizadeh
The angry wind has shorn the feathers
off his wings.

He levitates on a fixed
...
ANGER
Yusef Komunyakaa
We can cut out Nemesis’s tongue
By omission or simple analysis.
Doesn’t this sin have to
...
ANGER MANAGEMENT: A SOUTH COAST FABLE
Alan Wearne
              If, in single
...
ÄNGLARNA I KARIS
Tua Forsström
Går med alltför
tunna skor i februari

på järnvägsstationen i Karis
av och an
...
ANGYE IN DE SALSABAR
Stefan Hertmans
We glijden in een stroom die
van Cádiz over de droom tot
Puerto Rico reikt, we
...
ANIMAL FARM
Marcus Wicker
Consider the toucan’s festive gold breast.
Its multicolored pecker, oddly
...
ANNA
John Siddique
Fun loving criminals were playing on my ex’s stereo.

Her flatmate Anna came home....
ANNA
Gerður Kristný
Á daginn berst ekki múkk
frá Önnu sem býr
í ekkjudómi á efri hæðinni
– nema þegar
...
ANNALS OF ALAN
Nick Laird
My carrel on the eighth floor of lower Manhattan has a lot
of graffiti devoted to Alan. Alan
...
ANNIVERSARY
Eileen Sheehan
The edge of a closed grave
is easier to stand by
 
the edge of a settled
...
ANNOTATION TO THE USTAD’S TREASURY OF VERSES
Ranjit Hoskote
No poems, really, from the Ustad’s middle period.
Just a few notations he’d left to brew.
Her
...
ANONYM 1
Shuntaro Tanikawa
黙っているのなら
黙っていると言わねばならない
書けないのなら
書けないと書かねばならない

そこにしか精神はない...
ANONYM 4
Shuntaro Tanikawa
今轢かれた猫の死体の上に
午後の陽が落ちている
とどまろうと思えば
そこに一生の間とどまっていられる魂は

けれど一瞬に過ぎ去る...
ANOTHER MOMENT IN THE ONGOING DEVELOPMENT OF OUR HERO
Peter Minter
When you walk out
into the derangement of earliest morning, ...
ANOTHER PLACE
Kim Cheng Boey
Another place, another life, another book,
we go on without a return ticket, on the trail...
ANOTHER SOUND SYSTEM IS POSSIBLE
Tinofireyi Dennis Zhou
Getting tired of the old rhymes
Hope they transform into actions someday
Heard the
...
ANSIKTET AV IVO
Aase Berg
Uppåt dimensionerna kan Ivo klättra dunkelblå i högsta ferristornets skenor
...
ANTARCTICA
Mary O'Donnell
I do not know what other women know.
I covet their children; wardrobes
stocked with
...
ANTARKTIK
Damir Šodan
blažena bjelina
udaljenih mjesta.
obična čista majica
u kojoj nisi nikoga ubio.
...
ANTHOLOGY OUR INTERNATIONAL
Lionel Fogarty
The International needs us now  Black red gold,

   Wars over worries
...
ANTHROPOGEN GESTÖRTER WUCHSPLATZ
Ulrike Draesner
ab
und zu entspringen dem frühling: ent-
dem frühlingsgrünen
...
ANTHROPOMORPHICS
Chris Edwards
Having been struck and left outside
the violence of serious cartoons,
life is a sad animal
...
ANTI-DOTUM
Richard Minne
Gewonnen roem
bij ’t zingen van een lied
is maar een bloem
die ge even ziet; ...
ANTIK
Marion Poschmann
Brocken im cant-style schweben durchs Weltall.
Köpfe berühmter Männer
...
ANTILLANA
Álvaro Miranda
Tú, Antillana, Tú..., la que se sabe floral; la que se sabe hebra, ovillo e hilo; la que se sabe
...
ANTIPODEAN HEADS
John Forbes
I wish we could be nicer
like the Americans

instead we are caught
halfway
...
ANTON
Mustafa Stitou
Links een tenger en goudblond godinnetje,
keurde me geen blik waardig.
Maar het deed me
...
ANTONIN ARTAUD
ESCRIBE SOBRE EL ARTISTA
VINCENT VAN GOGH

Santiago Mutis Durán
Cómo escribir cartas a los muertos
Cómo despertarlos cómo sentir
su respiración luminosa y el
...
ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN
Seamus Heaney
Anything can happen. You know how Jupiter
Will mostly wait for clouds to gather head...
ANYWORLD
Pam Brown
setting out,...
ANZAC DAY
John Forbes
A certain cast to their features marked
the English going into battle, & then, that...
APES
C.K. Williams
One branch, I read, of a species of chimpanzees has something like territorial wars,
and when
...
APHRODITE'S POOL
Derek Mahon
I dive and rise in an explosion of spindrift
and drift to a turtle-faced inflatable raft –
...
APOCALYPTIC QUATRAINS: THE AUSTRALIAN WHEAT BOARD/IRAQ BRIBERY SCANDAL
Samuel Wagan Watson
We learn, yet forget, in the cataclysm of our birth
the owl songs of Muk Muk;
the death
...
APOLLO YILLARI
Roni Margulies
Yirmi kilo taş getirdik yanımızda.
Baştan aşağı inceleniyorlar hâlâ....
APOLO
Teixeira de Pascoaes
Dos fumos da distância,
Etéreos e azulados,
Surge, vertiginoso,
Um resplendor de
...
APONTAMENTO
Fernando Pessoa
A minha alma partiu-se como um vaso vazio.
Caiu pela escada excessivamente abaixo.
Caiu
...
APPALOOSA
Judith Beveridge
I have never been bumped in a saddle as a horse springs
   from one diagonal to
...
APPEL TIL BLIKKENSLAGERNE
Henrik Nordbrandt
Jeg plejede at bruge ordet smerte
som når man taler om en køkkenvask
der er stoppet
...
APPLE-PEARS
Andy Quan
each ninth month of the year
the buds fallen & fruit forming
copper-gold jewels a
...
APPROACHING SANTA CRUZ AIRPORT, BOMBAY
Adil Jussawalla
Loud benedictions of the silver popes,
A cross to themselves, above
A union of homes as live
...
APPROACHING THOSE ‘RUDDY’ BELISHA BEACONS NEAR THE POST OFFICE AGAIN
Ian McMillan
You can see them from a long way off,
From when you pass the half-visible ponies
In the
...
APRIL
Nguyễn Tiên Hoàng
những ngày như bữa nay, một nền âm lập cập đầu gà chỉ hướng gió
những cuốn sách mùa thu chống
...
APRIL
FROM GREENALEIGH TO PORLOCK BAY

Frances Presley
Friday. Good

these black shards
scattered on the field
where sheep and walkers
...
APRIL IN PARIS
Hugo Claus
(in 1951,
toen Charlie Parker nog leefde)

De golvende tralies der Avenue des
...
APUNTES PARA UNA BIOGRAFÍA
Fernando Linero
Nací en Santa Marta el 4 de Octubre de 1957.
Tengo mujer, dos hijos que veo crecer y un
...
APUREMOS LA NOCHE
Horacio Benavides
Ahora
cuando aún es joven
nuestro dolor

y vamos
río abajo...
AQUÍ SE DICE COMO DON SANCHO TORNÓ SU IRA EN GOZO Y SU TRISTURA EN CÁNTIGO, CÁNTIGA Y DULZOR DEL CIELO
Álvaro Miranda
Sea que sí, sea que no, brínquese por la cola,
cójase por el cuello, apriétese el pispirispi,
...
AR AN IMEALL
Áine Uí Fhoghlú
Ní fhásann crann ar shleas imeallach
mar a dtomhaiseann pobal muirí...
ARBEIDERKLASSEN KOMMER TIL PARADIS
Rune Christiansen
1. Det er 1975, jeg er tolv år, jeg reiser med tog, jeg har tenkt meg til De elysiske sletter,
...
ARCHBISHOP MAR JACOBUS REMEMBERS THE BARON
Ian Duhig
Even the Syro-Chaldean bishopric I offered
on the strength of Hadrian VII
did not tempt
...
ARCHEOLOGIE
Esther Jansma
Als we ons dan toch moeten kleden,
tegen kou bijvoorbeeld, of in naam van iets,
in
...
ARCHIPELAGO
Kim Cheng Boey
For years you hugged the coast, steering close
to the sense of loss, sounding out the
...
ARCHITECTEN
Ester Naomi Perquin
Vandaag gehoord hoe zij als kinderen
vaak al verlangden naar een stad,
langs een
...
ARCO DE HIELO
Giovanni Quessep
En el jardín, la luna
deja un arco de hielo sobre el muro;
y hay un silencio en el color, que
...
ARE LOYAL
Alice Notley
Okay part of it’s
here. See it,

I want you to see my brother, dead
...
ARENGA DE UNO QUE NO FUE A LA GUERRA
Juan Manuel Roca
Nunca vi en las barandas de un puente
A la dulce mujer con ojos de asiria
Enhebrando una
...
ARKADIEN
Norbert Hummelt
wie eigenartig, dich zurückzulassen auf einer bank im schatten
doch ich bin erhitzt. wie
...
ARKTISCH PAPER-FELL
Sonja vom Brocke
wo’s spiegelt und punktum verwischt
trocknet
damit hätte es nicht
...
ARMADILLO LOVING
Abol Froushan
Full bright bra
Jumping jumper
Knock knack knickers
On your loving sound...
ARQUEOLOGIA
Nuno Júdice
Aqui, o molde dos que se limitaram a
um contorno do divino – desfaz-se com os
ventos e
...
ARRIVAL
George Szirtes
Finally we arrived at the city of silence,
enormous, high-walled, its furious traffic
...
ARRIVAL AT SANTOS
Elizabeth Bishop
Here is a coast; here is a harbor;
here, after a meager diet of horizon, is some
...
ARRIVAL IN PARIS
Mary O'Malley
Fluent gesture. Already on the Beauvais bus a man
strokes his son’s head with a palm cupped.
...
ARRIVANTS
Musaemura Zimunya
They came back home from bush haunts
and refugee camps the living and the dead;
and flew
...
ARRIVING SHORTLY
K. Srilata
When amma came
to New York City,
she wore unfashionably cut
salwar kurtas,...
ARRULLO
Aurelio Arturo
  
  

La noche está muy atareada  
en mecer una por
...
ARS
José Asunción Silva
El verso es vaso santo. Poned en él tan solo
    Un pensamiento puro,
En cuyo
...
ARS POETICA
John Forbes
Raving against the space
where the poem sounds
like a revolving door that
makes the
...
ARS POETICA
C. (Cornelis) Buddingh’ 
ik weet het nog als de dag van gisteren
(ik was misschien 22): ik zat
te broeden op een
...
ARSENAAL
C.B. Vaandrager
Allus/zeg ik bij me
eige/beweeg wel/is
waar. En wat waar is,
is waar. Maar tog
...
ART POÉTIQUE
Jacques Roubaud
              Ce que disait le
...
ARTA SINGURATICULUI GRANGUR
Nicolae Coande
O femeie fumează-n America şi simt cum aroma ei îmi intră
În casă pe neştiutele
...
ARTE DE MORIR
William Agudelo
¡Ah! Gruñona vejez. ¡Agria enemiga!
deja ya de ahumar con tus carbones
las fláccidas
...
ARTE DE MORIR (FRAGMENTO 2)
William Agudelo
Réquiem por el caballo
por su olor siempre amigo y el ambiente
impregnado a guarapo de
...
ARTE POVERA
Roland Jooris
Je kan het vouwen
zoals eenvoud, je kan
het verscheuren
 
je kan het
...
ARTILJERIJSKI ANđEO
Marko Pogačar

Razmišljao sam o tome kako ćemo preživjeti noć.
vožnja je bila glatka i
...
ARTISTS
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
When Bob Marley came to Zimbabwe
Possessed of the Holy Freedom Spirit
in 1980,
To
...
ÁRVORES
António Ramos Rosa
O que tentam dizer as árvores
no seu silêncio lento e nos seus vagos rumores,
o sentido que
...
AS AN LIA NOCHT
Michael Hartnett
V

I nGleann an Chasúir tá fuil
sa bhainne is goileann gé
ar theallach
...
AS CASAS
Luiza Neto Jorge
I

As casas vieram de noite
De manhã são casas
À noite estendem os braços para o
...
AS CRIANÇAS
Paulo Teixeira
São crianças que não gostariam de ter nascido.
Patinam sobre o gelo até ao fundo do
...
AS FAR AS I KNOW
Roger McGough
As far as I know
I have never received a bribe, fiddled my expenses
or hacked into
...
AS I GO
Julius Chingono
My pot is an old paint container
I do not know
who bought it
I do not know...
AS I ROVED OUT
Ciaran Carson
I embraced the summer dawn. All was still before
the palaces, their waters dead
...
AS I WRITE
Jane Gibian
My mother told me always
keep your own bank account —
I called it my running away...
AS IF IT WERE “THIS IS OUR MUSIC”
Nathaniel Mackey
Heaved our bags and headed out again. Again
      the ground that
...
AS MEMORIES REVISIT
Yash Sharma

...
AS PALAVRAS
Eugénio de Andrade
São como um cristal,
as palavras.
Algumas, um punhal,
um incêndio.
Outras,
orvalho
...
AS PROSTITUTAS
A. M. Pires Cabral
Naquele tempo,
elas desciam à vila, as prostitutas –
a única saída,
exactíssima
...
AS TREVAS
Luís Miguel Nava
Começam-nos as trevas a romper
a carne, comparáveis
a neve que do céu
caísse
...
AS VOZES
Manuel António Pina
A infância vem
pé ante pé
sobe as escadas
e bate à porta

– Quem é?
...
AS WAS ZE MIEN VRAAUW
Jan Glas
Ik trof heur haalf bevroren aan.
De haile winter haar ze op de gaanzen wacht.
Ik nam
...
AS YOU BATHE YOUR MOTHER
Savithri Rajeevan
As you bathe your mother
be mindful
as with a child.
Let the body not slip from
...
ASCENT OF BEN BULBEN
Bernard O’Donoghue
There are two ways of climbing to the summit
of Ben Bulben: one behind Drumcliff churchyard,
...
ASFALT
Eva Gerlach
Zojuist trok de schuit naar
Haarlem door de straat. Over de stoep
joegen de magere
...
ASHES
Paula Meehan
The tide comes in; the tide goes out again
washing the beach clear of what the storm
dumped.
...
ASHES
Ian Pindar
are bodies in disguise
mixing sighs and
tears in a lost garden.

An air of
...
ASÍ PASAN LOS AÑOS
Lauren Mendinueta
Pasan los años,
y aunque la vida me acusa de inmovilidad,
también yo he viajado. ...
ASK THE MOON
Dannie Abse
1

Wakeful past 3 a.m.
near the frontiers of Nothing
it’s easy, so
...
ASSAY ONLY GLIMPSABLE FOR AN INSTANT
Jane Hirshfield
Moment. Moment. Moment.

—equal inside you, moment,
the velocitous mountains and
...
ASSISI
Roberto Baronti Marchiò
In un albergo di piazza,
nell'aria scaldata a cherosene,
il sole sui volti
...
ASTONISHD FISH
Julian Talamantez Brolaski
the eyewall favorable for
ikonicity an
ambivalence au bibliothèque
how
...
AT A HAPPINESS SYMPOSIUM IN WALES
Nazand Begikhani
A psychologist said
Graveyards may help you feel happier,
visit a graveyard when you are
...
AT A REFUGEE CAMP
Julius Chingono
After bouts of kachasu
we sleep drunk
to wake up in running battles
with
...
AT A TABLE IN MUDDY WATERS
Greg Delanty
Three women talk about their men, boyfriends, ...
AT FUGLENE IKKE SYNGER
Jan Erik Vold
Når sorgen kommer, har sorgen
ikke noe

språk. Den er
en
...
AT HEATHERLIE QUARRY
Ann Vickery
by the track,
everlastings in bloom; paper-fine heads  that vandals cut for vased
...
AT SOVE I DINE ARME
Henrik Nordbrandt
At sove i dine arme
er lige så mærkværdigt og smukt
som at være kejserlig...
AT THE BAR-CODE RANCH
Laurie Duggan
I lie in a converted garage, sun coming up
and the chuck-chuck of unfamiliar birds
from
...
AT THE CROSSING
Fleur Adcock
The tall guy in a green T-shirt,
vanishing past me as I cross
in the opposite
...
AT THE END OF MY HOURS
Dana Levin
I
here I’m here I’m here I’m
here here
...
AT THE FEET
Jane Gibian
The mistrusting mountains are silent
in their approval; grudging in their respect
for
...
AT THE FERRY
David Malouf
A light as of axe-handles
swinging through fogbound scrub. Touch
wood. “This is the
...
AT THE GALLERIA SHOPPING MALL
Tony Hoagland
Just past the bin of pastel baby socks and underwear, there are some 49-dollar Chinese-made
...
AT THE GATE
Julius Chingono
I had travelled a
long way
without smelling gunpowder.
You were only a fence...
AT THE LAHORE KARHAI
Imtiaz Dharker
It’s a great day, Sunday,
when we pile into the car
and set off with a purpose
...
AT TOOME
Harry Clifton
There was a pheasant somewhere around,
Croaking; drowned out
By the small birds...
AT WEST HEAD
Michelle Cahill
There’s nothing pure.
In this light, everything is polarised.
The sea spills dark
...
ATINGERI
Răzvan Ţupa
Ceea ce numeau toţi tinereţe s-a dus şi în locul ei nu e nimic Când plouă Bucureştiul
...
ATIVAN
Laura Kasischke
That dream of a cricket
in the dark of  the night
at the foot
of  the gallows
...
ATLAS MOTH
Pascale Petit
This giant atlas moth’s broad wings
could be the map of China.

Here are two Great
...
ATROPELAMENTO E FUGA
Manuel António Pina
Era preciso mais do que silêncio,
era preciso pelo menos uma grande gritaria,
uma crise
...
AU
Judith Herzberg
Zou dat er zijn, een wet
tot het behoud van pijn?
Zodat, als wij hem hier bestrijden
...
AU RESTAURANT
Hédi Kaddour
Le patron fait des omelettes aux cèpes,
De la tarte flambée et la pâte...
AUBADE
Benno Barnard
We praten tot we blauw zien van de ochtend.
De kroeg is draaierig van de sigaretten. ...
AUBADE
Alan Gillis
The ambience of night creeps and swirls
in a haze through me, to sift and curl...
AUBADE BEGINNING WITH SLEEP APNEA
Averill Curdy
Roused, as breath my sleep had
seized returns—a pink bud swelling
like a peony
...
AUBADE: THIRTIES SYDNEY
Adam Aitken
Some days the future is like a debt
the millennium racked up yesterday
or a kind of
...
AUBERGINE ANGELS
Dorothea Smartt
Inside Old Street station,
I meet my Waterloo:
 
Aubergine Afros, primed,...
AUDEN ON ST. MARK'S PLACE
Derek Mahon
Hail, floppy-slippered bear of St. Mark’s Place!
I seem to glimpse your cheesy, limestone
...
AUDUBON BECOMES OBSESSED WITH BIRDS
Andy Brown
because, as a prelude to mating, the male brings home a gift of food and sings;

because
...
AUF DEM TRÖDELMARKT
Kerstin Hensel
Bietet einer die Liebe an
Für kein Geld und keinen Betrug. Die Leute
Gehen vorbei. Mein
...
AUGUST 30, 2012
Paul Perry
desire’s cost is soil soil soil 
the house mirrored by a house house...
AUGUST STRAMM
Ernst Jandl
er august stramm
sehr verkürzt hat
das deutsche gedicht

ihn august
...
AUN TENEMOS VIDA EN ESTA TIERRA
Fredy Chicangana
Mientras ellas muelen el maíz amarillo sobre la piedra
Nosotros cantamos con flautas y
...
AUNT HAINT
Ed Roberson
She would post herself in the way
in lines headed to transfer stops, to change,
or
...
AUS DEM DOGMATISCHEN SCHLUMMER GEWECKT
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Hast du die Nacht genutzt? – Ich übte mich
In der Erwartung. – Wessen? – Kennst du auch ...
AUTHOR (ALS PRODUZENT, DER)
Sergio Raimondi
La época no nos exige espíritu, camaradas
del Instituto para el Estudio del
...
AUTOABANDONO
Lauren Mendinueta
Apenas ayer tenía cuarenta y nueve años.
Hoy, primera mañana de abril de 1977,
Busqué mi
...
AUTOPILOT
Barbara Köhler
LADIES AND GENTLEMEN THIS IS YOUR CAPTAIN
WELCOME ON BOARD THIS IS MY VOICE MY SELF...
AUTOPSICOGRAFIA
Fernando Pessoa
O poeta é um fingidor.
Finge tão completamente
Que chega a fingir que é dor
A dor
...
AUTORRETRATO
Raúl Henao
Ah, mi rostro estúpido como la maleza



Prefiero el chirrido del
...
AUTORRETRATTO A LOS SEIS AÑOS
Homero Aridjis
Un vidrio separaba el cerro Altamirano
de mis manos.

Una puerta dejaba afuera
...
AUTRES MÉTHODES
Pierre Alferi
Quand
Le dimanche
T’abat
Fais l’Hausa
L’Aka...
AUTUMN NEWS FROM THE DONKEY SANCTUARY
Ken Babstock
Cargo has let down
her hair a little and stopped pushing
Pliny the Elder on
the
...
AUTUMN, THE NIGHTWALK, THE CITY, THE RIVER
David Wheatley
How early the autumn seemed to have come that year,
the drizzles like moods, the tightness in
...
AUTUMNAL HOOK
Ann Vickery
What if Persephone remained a hard woman?
An ethics of care turned towards oneself. ...
AVALON, HELICOPTER
Ken Babstock
Morning desacralized, the quack
science of fog. Moisture condensing
around airborne
...
AVARIA
Ruxandra Cesereanu
am pierdut mult sânge din pricini care nu sunt exacte
ca în faţa unei camere de
...
AVARICE
Yusef Komunyakaa
At six, she chewed off
The seven porcelain buttons
From her sister’s christening gown...
AVENIDA HELEN KELLER EN EL CRUCE DE LA CALLE 15
María Clemencia Sánchez
Vaya lugar para una cita de amor.
Aquellos que acordaron el reencuentro
En la Avenida
...
AVER RAGIONE
Umberto Fiori
Quando a furia di prove e di argomenti
e obiezioni e domande sei riuscito
a farti dare
...
AVOND
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Kaváfis schrijft over een jongeman
die nog niet wist wat voor carrière hij
...
AVOND EN MORGEN I
Jos De Haes
Geen dingen heb ik ooit begrepen,
niet de dynamo, niet de haat,
niet het vernuft van
...
AVOND IN DÚN LAOGHAIRE
Miriam Van hee
1.
de dame uit letland vertelde
hoe de volkeren terechtkwamen:
de finnen duwden de
...
AVONDGEBED
Charles Ducal
Wind en regen sloten de vensters.
Wij zaten geknield bij de haard
in de godsdienst die
...
AVONDGELUIDEN
Paul van Ostaijen
Er moeten witte hoeven achter de zoom staan
van de blauwe velden langs de maan
's avonds
...
AVONDSCHEMERING III
Jos De Haes
Een dwergvleermuis vlerkt zuinig
langs de stal,
de kleine netel bij de beerput ...
AWAKENING (TO COLOUR)
Joyce Chigiya
with moisture behind my ears
I was truly green, a sapling
to imagine life a golden...
AWAY FROM YOU
Roger McGough
Away from you
I feel a great emptiness
a gnawing loneliness

With you
I
...
AWAY SOMEPLACE
Chris Edwards
I’m a big noise in the wheel world, truly,
and go around making choices an issue
so
...
AYERS ROCK / ULURU
Ali Cobby Eckermann
old Mr Uluru
a proud man
the day the Rock
was handed back
sits waiting...
AYUDANTES
Robinson Quintero
Desde niño admiré su osadía de viajar
colgados del borde de las puertas
de los buses
...
AZT MONDJA AKI ÉL
Endre Kukorelly
Azt mondja aki él és fenn járkál,
azt sem tudni, hogy meddig...
AZUCAR EN LOS LABIOS
Armando Romero
Desde la mujer del tendero hasta Conchita la pelirro-ja, y desde
Jesús el zapatero hasta
...
 
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