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O
Atsuro Riley
What was it for the longest time but lore, lure;

A heard-tell growing gold in the
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O čEMU NE GOVORIMO KAD GOVORIMO O LJUBAVI
Damir Šodan
nakon svega
njegov traktat o iskupljenju
završio je u crnim vrećama
među
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O BANHO DE SUSANA
Nuno Júdice
Entre ela e a água, um fio de
ouro. Depois, fecha a luz, e
o ouro passa a prata,
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O BARULHO DO MAR
Lêdo Ivo
Na tarde de domingo, volto ao cemitério velho de Maceió
onde os meus mortos jamais terminam
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O BICICLETĂ FĂRĂ FRÂNE
Dumitru Crudu
Pe timpul Uniunii Sovietice, la fel ca si marcel tolcea, aveam o bicicletă, doar că a mea nu avea
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O CAMINHO DE OHRID*
Vasco Graça Moura
do alto das muralhas de ohrid onde
acorrera aos gritos desvairados dos vigias,
o rei
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O CASĂ UN GARD UN COPAC O PASĂRE
O. Nimigean
nu voi străbate niciodată America
nu voi pipăi şinele de fier ale Brooklynului
doar
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O CHICAGO! O WIDERSPRUCH!
Volker Braun
Brecht, ist Ihnen die Zigarre ausgegangen?
Bei den Erdbeben, die wir hervorriefen
In den
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O CONVERTIDO
Antero de Quental
Entre os filhos dum século maldito
Tomei também lugar na ímpia mesa,
Onde, sob o folgar, geme
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O CORPO ESPACEJADO
Luís Miguel Nava
Perdia-se-lhe o corpo no deserto, que dentro dele aos poucos conquistava um espaço cada vez maior,
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O CORVO DE HYDE PARK (1989)
Gastão Cruz
Com o bico levanta as folhas de setembro
Nos intervalos ouve a música dos pássaros
e
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O DALJINI I OVOME OVDJE
Krešimir Bagić
daljina ima lijepo lice,
da čovjek poludi, toliko lijepo,
a ovo ovdje nema ništa,...
O DESTINO DAS ROUPAS
Rui Lage
No cesto da roupa suja
de qualquer quarto do mundo
uma mãe saberia reconhecê-las. ...
O DZIEWCZYNIE, KTÓRA SPŁONIE W PIEKLE
Justyna Bargielska
W części zdziwieniowej naszego programu
dziewczyna zdolna do największego okrucieństwa,...
O ESPANTO
Ruy Cinatti
O que se passa em mim é um prodígio.
Um sim que se dilata
até perder o sentido ...
O ESTERCO DO MUNDO
José Tolentino Mendonça
Tenho amigos que rezam a Simone Weil
Há muitos anos reparo em Flannery O’Connor
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O FIO DE UM CABELO
José Tolentino Mendonça
Abandono a casa o horto o lugar à mesa
o casaco de que gostava, sobre o leito dobrado ...
O GUARDADOR DE REBANHOS II
Fernando Pessoa
O meu olhar é nítido como um girassol.
Tenho o costume de andar pelas estradas
Olhando
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O GUARDADOR DE REBANHOS VI
Fernando Pessoa
Pensar em Deus é desobedecer a Deus,
Porque Deus quis que o não conhecêssemos,
Por isso
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O GUARDADOR DE REBANHOS XLVII
Fernando Pessoa
Num dia excessivamente nítido,
Dia em que dava a vontade de ter trabalhado muito
Para
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O GUARDADOR DE REBANHOS XXXIX
Fernando Pessoa
O mistério das cousas, onde está ele?
Onde está ele que não aparece
Pelo menos a
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O INCONSCIENTE
Antero de Quental
O espectro familiar que anda comigo,
Sem que pudesse ainda ver-lhe o rosto,
Que umas vezes
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O JOGO DO CHINQUILHO
Ruy Belo
Renasce neste largo a minha infância
a minha vida tem aqui nova nascente
e jorra de repente
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O MAPA E O TERRITÓRIO
Luís Quintais
O tédio era o espaço em que arriscávamos
a batalha das nossas vidas. O professor
falava e nós
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O MOINHO DE CAFÉ
Vasco Graça Moura
o moinho de café figura nalguns
quadros dos cubistas, com o jornal, a
garrafa, o cachimbo,
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O MUNDO COMO REPRESENTAÇÃO
Luís Quintais
“O mundo é a minha representação.”
Que tipo de imagem
eclode na mente
quando, de noite, um
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O NEPOTREBNIM UPITNICIMA
Hrvoje Pejakovic
ZASTO –
ta kuca-pitanje polupanih prozora,
nenastanjen grad u cijoj paucini vise ne
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O PALÁCIO DA VENTURA
Antero de Quental
Sonho que sou um cavaleiro andante.
Por desertos, por sóis, por noite escura,
Paladino do
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O POEMA ENSINA A CAIR
Luiza Neto Jorge
O poema ensina a cair
sobre os vários solos
desde perder o chão repentino sob os pés
como
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O POEMA POUCO ORIGINAL DO MEDO
Alexandre O’Neill
O medo vai ter tudo
pernas
ambulâncias
e o luxo blindado
de alguns
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O QUE DIZ O VENTO
Rui Lage
Estás deitado na morgue,
passam por ti como se jamais tivesses
vertido uma lágrima ou
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O RAPAZ DE CABELO VERDE - JOSEPH LOSEY (1948)
José Miguel Silva
O rapaz de cabelo verde era eu, em finais de setenta,
a fugir por entre silvas e valados,
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O REI
Luís Miguel Nava
O mar está-nos no corpo; enquanto alguém
a quem o coração serve de rei
dispõe no
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O REI DE ÍTACA
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
A civilização em que estamos é tão errada que
Nela o pensamento se desligou da
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O SENTIMENTO DUM OCIDENTAL
Cesário Verde
I

AVE-MARIAS

Nas nossas ruas, ao anoitecer,
Há tal soturnidade, há
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O SILÊNCIO
Eugénio de Andrade
Quando a ternura
parece já do seu ofício fatigada,

e o sono, a mais incerta
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O SILÊNCIO INCOMPLETO
Lêdo Ivo
Que silêncio incompleto entre tantos rumores!
Agora, e só agora, eles tentam dizer-nos...
O SONHO DA LINGUAGEM
Luís Quintais
Escreverás sobre a sujeição dos animais.
Mas não hoje. Lembra-te de como se move
a pantera,
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O SONHO DOS PEIXES
Lêdo Ivo
Não posso admitir que os sonhos
sejam um privilégio das criaturas humanas.
Os peixes
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O SUPORTE DA MÚSICA
Vasco Graça Moura
o suporte da música pode ser a relação
entre um homem e uma mulher, a pauta
dos seus gestos
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O TRIUNFO DOS INSECTOS
A. M. Pires Cabral
Nem todos os insectos atingirão Novembro.
Em Dezembro se verá ainda alguma asa
tentando
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O ÚLTIMO DIA DO VERÃO
José Tolentino Mendonça
Pois às vezes me falta a quem contar
certo dia passado do princípio ao fim
o encanto
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O ÚLTIMO POETA ROMANO
Paulo Teixeira
Enquanto rebentam as ondas junto às praias,
e há troar de canhões além dos muros da
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O 'T RUISCHEN VAN HET RANKE RIET
Guido Gezelle
O! ’t ruischen van het ranke riet!
o wist ik toch uw droevig lied!
wanneer de wind
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O, SHE SAYS
Hailey Leithauser
O, she says (because she loves to say O), O to this cloud-break that ravels the
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OAN LEECH EN STÊD NIKS FOARBY
Tsjêbbe Hettinga
1



           
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OBJEKTU GALDUAK, ESPERANTZA AURKITUAK
Harkaitz Cano
Nietzscherentzat, esperantza zen derrotaren hasiera.

Baina izan gintezke erradikalago
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OBJETOS SIN CONSECUENCIAS
Eduardo Espina
Las imágenes prestan sus rostros a las palabras.
Se hacen las distraídas por traer algunos
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OBLACI
Slađan Lipovec

s opisivanjem oblaka zbilja
kako kaže szymborska
treba se žuriti
jer brzo se
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OBRAZ V OKNU
Srečko Kosovel
Ljubim te, sivi obraz, v sivem
oknu kavarne — prièakujoèi
obraz —
V dobi zlomljenih
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OBRNUTI GRAD
Gordana Benić
Sve četiri strane svijeta počinju u tajnovitu
tlocrtu. Nacrt obrnuta grada
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OBSERVATION
Charles Mungoshi
There is a young green shoot
pushing out and through
the rotting olden trunk
of the
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OBSERVING THE MUTE CAT
Les Murray
Clean water in the house
but the cat laps up clay water
outside. Drinking the earth....
OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE
Adam Dickinson
make a roof for the people, and the people walk
down the street with resin for a roof, and
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OCCHIATA
Umberto Fiori
Col sole, una mattina, ho visto come
la vostra forza vi ha fermato,
care case.
Voi
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OCE
Peter Semolič
To noc
sem sanjal o tebi,
oce.
V podobi jelena
si prišel v moje
sanje...
OCEAN PARK #17, 1968: HOMAGE TO DIEBENKORN
Larry Levis
What I remember is a carhop on Pico hurrying
Toward a blue Chevy,

A crucifix
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OCHII LUI EMILY PESTE AMHERST
Claudiu Komartin
Noaptea asta nu știe cuvintele de introducere

Noaptea asta cu roboței și lasere, cu
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OCHTEND
Mark Boog
De kilte, ochtend genaamd, ligt rustig op het verbrande land.
Een veraf, grijs ruisen is
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OCHTEND EN AVOND LIEDJE
Nachoem M. Wijnberg
Het is stil boven mijn hoofd,
onder mijn voeten,
het donker niet koud, het licht niet
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OCTAVA. 2
Roberto Juarroz
También las palabras caen al suelo,
como pájaros repentinamente enloquecidos...
OCTAVA. 72
Roberto Juarroz
¿Qué borrar primero:
la sombra o el cuerpo,
la palabra escrita ayer...
OCTOBER
ON NORTH HILL

Frances Presley

bless test
mess of leaves
wings will not make
   
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OCTOBER ROSES
Clare Pollard
Roses this October
burnt red like plague posies —
rash for the world’s fever,
a
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OCTUBRE 27, 2010
Eduardo Espina
Hay aire de la contemplación hacia fuera, paz a pesar de las

razones que han de ser las
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OCZYWIŚCIE
Piotr Sommer
nie opowie ci całego życia
w trzy godziny ani w trzy dni, nawet
gdyby bardzo
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ODA AL AMOR
María Mercedes Carranza
Una tarde que nunca olvidarás
llega a tu casa y se sienta a la mesa.
Poco a poco tendrán un
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ODE AAN DEN EENZAME
Richard Minne
Gelijk een bron
zijt ge in de zon
op de hoogvlakte van Pamir.

Geen herder
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ODE IN APRIL
Martin Harrison



    Moments of connection,
of intimate attention to the nooks and
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ODE TO A STAR
Chris Magadza
Ere the Bethlehem star rose
To herald the new born State and
Hope and joy
To all
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ODE TO A YOUNG MAN
Chris Magadza
Tread softly
On those wind-swept hills
Where sacred oracles
Of the cold winds of
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ODE TO BROWSING THE WEB
Marcus Wicker
Two spiky-haired Russian cats hit kick flips
on a vert ramp. The camera pans to another...
ODE TO DEPARTED WRITERS
Albert Nyathi
Dear fellow writers departed
I hope this poem finds you in good spirits
Heroes of art
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ODE TO GOD
Phillip Zhuwao
...Whose children burn mercedes tyres
for heart warmth in Spring's Spite... the
words are
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ODE TO KARL MARX
John Forbes
Old father of the horrible bride whose
wedding cake has finally collapsed, you
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ODE TO TROPICAL SKIING
John Forbes
After breakfast in the Philippines
I take a bath...
ODE TO TROUBLE
Gig Ryan
1.

Before tea I play Mozart on the violin
After, I walk my estate
Platonic friends I
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ODJEćA ISPOD KAMENA
Borben Vladović
Ogolivši sve svoje putove
stavio je scensku odjeću
pod suhi kamen
Sve ono što je
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ODLOMAK IZ ROMANA “ZEMUNICA”
Anka Zagar
tako tako treba pisati
dame nitko zbog toga ne voli
i onda cu ostati na lijevoj obali
u
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ODMETNICI
Robert Perišić
nešto
Radi i ti!
ovo je mali lav, tek je prohodao
brojevi od 1 do 500,
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ODNOS S PRIZOROM
Slavko Jendričko
Na periferiji grada
umirovljeni hrvatski branitelj
svaki dan
u 6 sati ujutro ...
ODPRTA SO VSA VRATA
Edvard Kocbek
Povsod po svetu divjajo preganjalci,
toda najhujše je tisto preganjanje,
kadar te nihce
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ODYSSEUS
Greg Delanty
I tried to finagle my way out of another ...
ODYSSEUS TODAY
Panchali Mukherji
The scan reveals so little
the bones of a lifetime
laid out
for unreliable
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OEFENING IN BUITENZINNIGHEID
Mark van Tongele
Je ligt op je rug op een hemelboog in de volle zon,
de zinnen los, en je laat je hoofd
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OEHOE
C.B. Vaandrager
Wie is daar?
Oehoe (dierebos) dikke bene (o lief antje)
Blijf maar.
Ik ben
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OEVERS
Stefan Hertmans
Hij ving een pijlstaartvlinder
met zijn hand, terwijl hij
eigenlijk een kind wou hoeden
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OF MONGRELITUDE
Julian Talamantez Brolaski
A bed of roses itself is no bed of roses.  Nobody wants an e-book, they would sooner leave you
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OF POETS AND HIPPOS
Albert Nyathi
You have yawning hippos
And terrified poets
And slippery roads
And unsympathizing
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OF THE DIVINE AS ABSENCE AND SINGLE LETTER
Idra Novey
If our view were not a Holiday Inn
but a fringe of trees, I could say G here
is our
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OF THIS BRIDGE
Mehrdad Fallah

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OF THIS QUIET
Mehrdad Fallah

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OF TRUTH
Ian Pindar
There was such a truth once.
I remember it. We all shared it
like a candle in the dark.
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OF ZOALS
Henk van der Waal
Of zoals
wanneer het buiten
regent en je je uitstrekt en
lang maakt en langzaam
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OFF SUMMERHILL SOUTH
Gerry Murphy
MIDSUMMER VIGNETTE

An afternoon breeze
is lifting the curtains
along
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OFF THE CUFF
Jennifer Maiden
Street into sky, walls into sky, his ribs
taut with oxygen unclotting, uncurdling
like
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OFFERING
Sudeep Sen
the kindness of libation, lyric and blood

her endless notes left for me – ...
OFFERING[S]
Kayo Chingonyi
Our penance is measured
in mornings made to wait;

furrowed brows bathed in...
ÖGAT
Lennart Sjögren
Tag det döda djurets huvud
i din hand
uttag ur ditt eget huvud
ögat....
OGGEND VAN ‘N WATERFISKAAL
Marlene van Niekerk
Allagot! geglip uit die knukkels 
van hierdie kant se koskans- en hansmaker,
wip
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OGLEDALO
Barbara Korun
Nadme se skloni moški
kot nad vodo.
V ogledalu moje vode želi
videti svoj obraz.
A moja
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OGNI COSA È SEGRETA?
Andrea Gibellini
Segui il canale fra balaustre pericolose
e scaccia le sanguisughe che forsennate

si
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OGRÓD LUKSEMBURSKI
Adam Zagajewski
Paryskie kamienice nie boją się ani wiatru ani wyobraźni
– to są solidne
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OH AS CASAS AS CASAS AS CASAS
Ruy Belo
Oh as casas as casas as casas
as casas nascem vivem e morrem
Enquanto vivas distinguem-se
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OH MY PA-PA
Bob Hicok
Our fathers have formed a poetry workshop.
They sit in a circle of disappointment over our
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OH, NOCHE
Porfirio Barba Jacob
Mi mal es ir a tientas con alma enardecida
ciego sin lazarillo bajo el azul de enero;
mi
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OÍCHE MHAITH, A BHASTAIRD
Colm Breathnach



Ar an mBuailtín
os cionn shiopa Sheáinín na mBánach
a bhíodh na
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OICHE NOLLAG
Máire Mhac an tSaoi
Le coinnle na n-aingeal tá an spéir amuigh breactha,
Tá fiacail an
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OÍCHE NOLLAG IN AMIENS
Derry O’Sullivan
Oíche Nollag phréachta,
Bean ag iompar naí,
A chic mar
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OIDHREACHT
Louis De Paor
Ní féidir é a bhogadh,
an braon fola a doirteadh
ó thaobh mo mháthar ionam,
a
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OJO DE AGUA
Luis Eduardo Rendón
¿Te conocí alguna vez por vez primera
para cantar aquí el roce de tu primera mirada
el
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OKO JASTRZEBIA
Ewa Lipska
Przezylem 75 lat
a zapamietalem tylko jedna godzine
w miasteczku Vejer de la
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OLAYIMIKA
Toyin Adewale
Song of a first born daughter
to the beats of gangan

I am the first fruit of
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OLD FLAME
Bruce Beaver
I was friendly with a woman once.
It was an unusual experience.
There were certain innate
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OLD MAN LEAVES PARTY
Mark Strand
It was clear when I left the party
That though I was over eighty I still had
A
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OLD MAN’S DEATH
Gieve Patel
There may be a very small comfort
In knowing yourself finally
Useless – when even
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OLD SCHOOL JAM SESSION ON RADIO
Tari Mtetwa
It’s always said
before I guess it
“This song was there before you”
and memory
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OLD SKIN
Paula Meehan
staggering towards me
I’ve cast you off

years ago
shrugged you off
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OLD TREE
Chris Magadza
Old tree
Giant towering
Above the forest;

You
Who saw the rise
Of
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OLD WOMAN BREWING
Dorian Haarhoff
in war days she moved
as heady matriarch
on powder plains,
under an airforce
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OLD*MAN*BEAVER'S*BLESSING*SONG
Jerome Rothenberg

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OLTEȚULUI 15, CAMERA 305
Ioan Es. Pop
1. ca o amară, mare pasăre marină,
nenorocul pluteşte peste căminele de nefamilişti
din
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OLVIDO
Fernando Charry Lara

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OLVIDO DE MÍ
Lauren Mendinueta
Octubre ha llegado dominado por las lluvias,
y los demás meses lo han seguido hasta aquí....
OLWAMI UTHANDO
Mazisi Kunene
Ke ungaze wangilandela wena
Imini engikuthande ngayo isidlule
Sengiwaphephethile amabhadu
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OLYMPIA, SPÄTFILM
Marcel Beyer
Zu spät, zu spät, an Wänden, allein,
die Leuchtschrift, der Spätfilm, der
Klappsitz, zu spät.
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OMDAT IK REIZEN MOET
Sasja Janssen
In de dode in de dode
beging ik een reis, ik nam veel mee
het pakken duurde lang, maar
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OMENS
Eugene O'Connell
Cows always take the easiest path
Dead level to suit their ambling shuffle
Which was
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OMENS
Yusef Komunyakaa
Her eyelids were painted blue.
When she closed her eyes the sea
rolled in like ten
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OMNESIA
WN Herbert
I left my bunnet on a train
Glenmorangie upon the plane,
I dropped my notebook down a
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OMTRENT HUIZEN
Peter van Lier
Huizen hebben ramen (vensters) en
minstens één deur.

Huizen zijn om in te wonen
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ON A HOSPITAL BED
Tsotso magazine
I feel the desire
To hold you in my arms
And kiss you again, and again,
To tell you
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ON A LINE FROM FOROUGH FARROKHZAD
Mimi Khalvati
It had rained that day. It had primed a world
with gold, pure gold, wheatfield, stubble and
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ON ANNONCE
Michelle Grangaud
On annonce le
vol en provenance
de Barcelone à la porte trente-deux.

Elle
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ON BEING ASKED FOR A RULING PARTY MEMBERSHIP CARD
Chenjerai Hove
you asked me, party cadre,
for a membership card
of the ruining party.
what an
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ON BROWSING THROUGH SOME BRITISH POEMS
John Eppel
I must express not what I know
but what I do not know
until the poem is written.
This is
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ON DERRY'S WALLS
Kerry Hardie
The blackbird that lives in the graveyard
sits on the Wall at the fade of the winter day. ...
ON ELLINGTON ROAD
Mona Arshi
Old man Harvey, with his thick specs and polished shoes
shouting trespassers, yet offering us
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ON EST PETITS
Claude Esteban
On est petits, disais-tu, si petits que la mort
va nous oublier

comme tu parlais bien sur
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ON FIRST MEETING MARGOT
Roddy Lumsden
When you were born, they said
you looked like me – as if – if only –...
ON HANNIBAL, GENERAL
Stephen Gray
Consider glorious Hannibal: how more in the end did he weigh
than his raging body? The man
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ON HEARING MICHAEL HARTNETT READ HIS POETRY IN IRISH
Michael O’Loughlin
First, the irretrievable arrow of the military road
Drawing a line across all that has gone
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ON HOW TO TRANSFIGURE THE BODY UTTERLY
Julian Talamantez Brolaski
I practically ran to get out all these lonesome shoes.  Shut up inside the shop I was, raging
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ON INCANTATION
Fran Lock
An off-white hotel bedroom in the pokey heat of summer: here is our old
calamitous
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ON KRIŠTOF KINTERA’S INSTALLATION UNDER NUSLE BRIDGE, PRAGUE
Justin Quinn
     The earth’s a child and doesn’t think...
ON LANGUAGE
Sascha Aurora Akhtar
Rondell I have lost my dictionaries
& Spanish fried carbuncles
hold my wizard down...
ON LEAVING THE BODY TO SCIENCE
Claudia Emerson
The my becomes
             a
...
ON LIVING IN AN AREA OF MANIFEST GREYNESS AND MISERY
Martina Evans
I sleep high on the bird’s nest.
Trucks and lorries shake the house
and make the bricks
...
ON LOOKING BACK
Crossing Borders poets
I stand on the charred stump of time
To unravel the maze of my rusty footprints
All I see are
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ON NINJAS
Jane Yeh
They eat four-cheese pizzas with three of the cheeses removed.
They make friendship bracelets
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ON NOT BEING ABLE TO PERCEIVE ANGELS
Julian Talamantez Brolaski
in the twilight lo
I stood before the twilight
without even a moon
jacking up the
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ON PLATFORM 3
Blessing Musariri
The 3.28 has been cancelled.
I’ve been dropped off and left alone,
no-one likes this side
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ON RAIN WASHED PAPER DRIED, INK
Marianne Boruch
On rain washed paper dried, ink
still blurs. But all words
are stains. The
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ON RETURNING TO MY HOMETOWN IN 2035
Idra Novey
Even the gun shows are gone now, even
the scrapyards, the darkest, farthest barns.
The
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ON SAFARI
Adam Aitken
Such dirty work
turning dreaming tracks

into nature strips
that drunks fall
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ON SUNDAY MORNINGS
Togara Muzanenhamo
walk down and enter history,
smoke white breeze over trilby
shadow, warm September
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ON S’EST DONNE LE TEMPS
Claude Esteban
On s’est donné le temps, on s’est
perdus, on a poursuivi

le soleil, on s’est endormis
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ON THE BEACH: A BICENTENNIAL POEM
John Forbes
1

Your vocation calls
& you answer it, although
there are these
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ON THE BUS SOMEDAY
Jessica Greenbaum
Of  that string of memories about our lost friendship I remember
being invited places as a
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ON THE CIRCUIT
Vivian Smith

...
ON THE DEATH OF A SUNDAY PAINTER
Arvind Krishna Mehrotra
He smoked a cherry-wood pipe, knew all about cannas,
And deplored our lack of a genuine fast
...
ON THE DEMOLITION OF THE ARCADIA BALLROOM
Aidan Murphy
The ghosts of the waltzing revellers are no match
for the bankers’ bullies and their agents,
...
ON THE GREAT RIVER
Stephen Watson
All day, the river quietening, we glide into the deeper,
further reaches, re-entering the
...
ON THE LINE
Mandy Coe
On the telegraph pole a seabird perches
white against black cloud.
Centring the maypole
...
ON THE METRO
C.K. Williams
On the metro, I have to ask a young woman to move the packages beside her to make room for me;...
ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF “WAR”?
J.S. Harry
Plink! plink! Polluted water drips from a rusty pipe,
onto something in a dark corner.
Peter
...
ON THE ROAD AGAIN
Freedom T.V. Nyamubaya
Nine months in the womb
Innocent and comfortable,
Never again will I rest.
Always on
...
ON THE STAR FORT ELIZABETH
Gregory O'Donoghue
We pass
(no shebeen this) Ireland’s
oldest licensed premises,

barely glance
...
ON THE TRADITIONAL WAY OF PAINTING
Martin Harrison
A sea-leaf is laid across the bark:
I’ve given up talking
save through the world as it
...
ON THE TRAIN WITH JUDY GARLAND
Gerard Smyth
We are leaving the coast,
the seafarer’s road to Utopia.
The train sounds weary, it is
...
ON THE TURN
Chris Edwards
Like the twang of an old complaint, the pong
of decomposing swan songs hit him
as a
...
ON THIS THE FIRST AFTER MANY DAYS
Noel Rowe
On this the first after many days
of illness I am able to walk,
I make my way to where
...
ON THOSE WHO STOLE OUR CAT, A CURSE
Michael Hartnett
On those who stole our cat, a curse:
may they always have an empty purse
and need a
...
ONA LICZY NA SEKS
Justyna Bargielska
Kościół obstaje przy grzebaniu ciał,
tłumacząc, że sam Chrystus chciał być...
ONCE, I
Jane Hirshfield
Once, I
was seven Spanish bullocks in a high meadow,
sleepy and nameless.
...
ONDER DE APPELBOOM
Rutger Kopland
Ik kwam thuis, het was
een uur of acht en zeldzaam
zacht voor de tijd van het jaar,
de
...
ONDER DE DOUCHE
Mieke van Zonneveld
Ze ontkoppelt mijn infuus en ik sta op en wandel.
Het bloed hangt in de wacht terwijl ik aan
...
ONDER EEN WAARACHTIGE HEMEL
Anne Vegter
Je liefste telde pauzes in je drinkgelag. Onder het huis ging de merel tekeer
met merels en
...
ONDERZOEK
Ester Naomi Perquin
Wilt u rusten overdag en ’s nachts een man gelukkig maken?
Voelt u zich neerslachtig
...
ONDINA BEZ MAGISTRALA I
Milorad Stojević
na vrućem embrionu cvrči krčmarska Suza,
šebojev cvijet i kutikula padaju na
...
ONDINA BEZ MAGISTRALA II
Milorad Stojević
Ondina na puti drži lijehu logosa i drop,
jato ševa i lijet, atlas i kučji greben
-
...
ONDINA BEZ MAGISTRALA III
Milorad Stojević
dok žvačeš lakmus i uran runa, je li te trta?
dok embrion i mozak na koptskom brvnu
...
ONDINA BEZ MAGISTRALA IX
Milorad Stojević
na tvoju, zlatom obrubljenu, pičku stavljam mak
nudim ti zatiktalu riznicu i prepun moj
...
ONDINA BEZ MAGISTRALA XI
Milorad Stojević
list lijesa lomi se na trnu mrke ruže
gdje Rilke krepava i moči oči i
...
ONE CHILD TWO CHILD WAILING AND WILD
Ali Cobby Eckermann
Urgent darkness hunts us south, while my stomach churns with childbirth
He waits.
...
ONE FOR THE LIVEY
Peter Minter
You enter the suburbs,
drive down through the fair blue distance
swelling at the road’s
...
ONE MOONLIT DECEMBER NIGHT
Sudeep Sen
One moonlit December night
you came knocking at my door,
I took my time to open....
ONEETBAAR
Gerrit Kouwenaar
Dit is terwijl men elders is, geen oog
heeft dit gezien of het is dicht



men
...
ONEINDIG VEEL PROBLEMEN
Rutger Kopland
Men zou het woord probleem moeten vermijden
om twee simpele redenen:

er zijn
...
ONLEESBAAR
Gerrit Kouwenaar
Het wemelt stilstand, wit waarom, hoe diep
moet men dit zien om zich te aarden
...
ONLY THEIR WINGS WERE LEFT
Sophia Pandeya
I was carried through all the elements; after which I swallowed;

an unfinishing...
ONNATUURLIJKE VIJANDEN
Tom Van de Voorde
Een plan in de vorm
van een plattegrond
van het Kremlin

*
Een bijna
...
ONTMOETING
Gerrit Komrij
Boven de sokkel zweeft nog fosforgloed.
Het plein zwijgt. In een verre steeg breekt glas.
...
ONTOLOGY STINKS
Peter Minter
The world does not know it offers nothing....
ONTVLUGTING
Ingrid Jonker
Uit hierdie Valkenburg het ek ontvlug
en dink my nou in Gordonsbaai terug:

Ek speel
...
ONTWAKEN
Armando
Het wekken van een klok kan spreken,

geluiden groeien om de hoek,

hoe laat
...
ONTWAKEND ZELFPORTRET
Pieter Boskma
Terwijl ik de tram in stapte dacht ik aan de zee. Maar al wat er ruiste, wat er aan golven
...
ONWETEND, MAAR OVERSPEL
Tomas Lieske
Hoe zij zich voorbereidt op de thuiskomst van haar man:
zij schuift een stoel tegen de zon,...
ONZE AFWEZIGHEID
Mark Boog
Onze afwezigheid was verklaarbaar
uit de hoogte van de bomen,
uit het gras, dat gemaaid
...
ONZE LICHTHEID
Mark Boog
Er is ook zout in de zee maar het zout in de grond is duurder.
We graven tot graven ons een
...
ONZICHTBAAR
Remco Campert
Ach in Oostende
was het zo mooi
in het kleine hotel
in de regen.
...
OOK AAN DIE KAAP GESKRYWE
Loftus Marais
nou dié ou prossie-transvestiet check haar hare
in die baai se antique spieël: cumulus chic...
OOK DE VISSEN
K. Michel
Zou je de Haagse hofvijver overeind zetten
rechtstandig als een majestueuze wand van water...
OOK WIJ, TITAANTJES
Hagar Peeters
We hadden geen benul van hoe het liep.
We deden dingen omdat je dingen doet.
We richtten
...
OORDENKING
Lucas Malan
Die duiwe het weer nes kom maak. Slordig,
soos hul manier maar is. Vredeliewend hier
op
...
OORLOG
Rutger Kopland
Terwijl het verhaal wil dat het verteld en
voorbij is - maar het breekt af


...
OORSPRONG
Armando
Voorlopig leer ik de dieren springen

over de rotsen.

Daar heb je de zon, de
...
OOSTENDE
Erik Lindner
1. Een bot ligt in het zand
van een eiland dat niet stilstaat

vast is de vorm...
OP DE HOGE
Willem Jan Otten
Liep augustus op zijn einde,
sloot de badmeester de hokjes af,
fietste neuriënd september
...
OP DE OVERTOOM
Remco Campert
Het dooit op de Overtoom
maar het vriest ook alweer op
melden mijn voeten
die mijn
...
OP DE VLUCHT
Stefan Hertmans
Hij had een hand die
Naar de einder wees
en een die er niet was.

Zijn
...
OP DE WATERSPORTBAAN
Miriam Van hee
daar gaat in een bootje mijn vader te water
hij roeit met langzame halen waartussen
...
OP DE WEEGSCHAAL
Delphine Lecompte
Ik sta op de weegschaal van een overlevende
Wat hij overleefd heeft is de dood van zijn zoon
...
OP DE WIJZE VAN KAVAFIS
Toon Tellegen
Op straat kwamen de filosofen elkaar tegen.
Het was een speling van het lot –
niet een
...
OP DIE DAG WAT MY NEFIE ADRIAAN
Danie Marais
Op die dag wat my nefie Adriaan dood is
was hy 31 jaar en 9 maande oud.
Al die treine het
...
OP HET TUSSENPAD
Gerrit Komrij
Dankzij het drietal zonder wie niets gaat
Kan ik op zoektocht. Nathan leidt me. Dagen

...
OPDRAG
Charl-Pierre Naudé
In gelykenisse
bring die mens sy wêreld tot stand,
brei hy na buite uit:...
OPERATION TALK, TAURA, KHULUMA
Bulawayo poets
There is no poetry these days
only my love for you remains
there is no poetry these
...
OPGESCHREVEN
Jan Baeke
Gelukkig het hart opnieuw getroffen.
Aan de broederschap geschreven
hoe we niet
...
OPLAKIVANJE POEZIJE
Vlado Martek
Evo, sada sam zaštićen
alibijem poezije,...
OPNIEUW WONEN
Hester Knibbe
1
Laten we weer gaan wonen in het oude
huis ook al is het beschadigd, dat...
OPONTHOUD
Martin Reints
Dit is een tunnel

nu u hier bent
weet u nog niet waar u straks zult zijn
en al
...
OPONTHOUD
Ester Naomi Perquin
We zijn modern. Het is de juiste eeuw voor liefde niet
en nergens staan nog vrouwen op de
...
OPPIE PARARA
Adam Small
Please mêrim
kamaan smile
kyk net
ons tentjies is vol happiness gapaail!
...
ORACIÓN
María Mercedes Carranza
No más amaneceres ni costumbres.
no más luz, no más oficios, no más instantes.
Solo tierra,
...
ORACIÓN
Piedad Bonnet
Para mis días pido,
Señor de los naufragios,
no agua para la sed, sino la sed,
no
...
ORACIÓN
Jairo Guzmán
¡Dios mío! ¡Doncellita de oro!
Sé que nada te importo
Sé que no te percatas de mi
...
ORACIÓN DE LA SAL
Miguel Iriarte
He venido a decirlo
Con lo que puede haber de mar en mis palabras.

Este plato de
...
ORACIÓN DEL DERROTADO
Federico Díaz-Granados
Señor de los derrotados
te ruego por mí, estafeta de los pájaros.
Nunca conocí la magia
...
ORACLE OF THE POVO
Dambudzo Marechera
Her vision’s scrubland
Of out-of-work heroes
Who yesterday a country won
And today
...
ORAKEL
Jules Deelder
Soms gewordt ons na het
Zuigen van rook van genees-
Krachtige kruiden door holle...
ORAKEL VAN EEN GEVONDEN SCHOEN
Mustafa Stitou
Maak afwezig de hysterische metropool,
stadsmens spoel je onderbuik
met bronwater
...
ORANGES
Michael Laskey
Brought to us on a plate
at half time by the linesman,
we break from the pep talk —...
ORARIO
Umberto Fiori
Quando è ora di uscire dal lavoro
in giro non si cammina.
Nel rumore di fondo, le voci...
ORB SPIDER
Judith Beveridge
I saw her, pegging out her web
thin as a pressed flower in the bleaching light.
From the
...
ORBIT
Esther Morgan
Just because I’m no longer visible
to the naked eye

doesn’t mean...
ORCHID WEATHER
Adam Aitken
I loved that jungle, the one behind the house:
it bore the wild Malayan Emergency...
ORDER
Randall Mann
For once, he was just my father. We drove to the Computing Center in a Monte Carlo
...
ORIENTALI
Roberto Baronti Marchiò
Dove finiscono tutti
questi orientali
alle stazioni,
carichi di borse, sacchi ...
ORÍGENES
Eduardo Gómez
Vengo de una infancia aureolada de soles
y custodias de oro que hacían soñar
con algún
...
ORIGINS
Keorapetse Kgositsile
deep in your cheeks
your specific laughter owns
all things south of the ghosts
we once
...
ORIHUELA
Armando Orozco Tovar
Hoy he cargado a Miguel en mi cabeza,
Que está por reventar,
Como en otro tiempo camino
...
ORVIETO
Hans Tentije
Een slingerende weg en haarspeldscherpe
lussen tillen langs brokkelige, overgroeide
...
OS AMANTES SEM DINHEIRO
Eugénio de Andrade
Tinham o rosto aberto a quem passava.
Tinham lendas e mitos
e frio no coração.
Tinham
...
OS AMIGOS
José Tolentino Mendonça
Esses estranhos que nós amamos
e nos amam
olhamos para eles e são sempre ...
OS ANIMAIS
Eugénio de Andrade
Vejo ao longe os meus dóceis animais.
São altos e as suas crinas ardem.
Correm a procurar a
...
OS CAMPOS ESTÃO DESERTOS
Ruy Cinatti
Os campos estão desertos
Onde outrora floresciam aldeias,
E ecos de sinos dobrando-se
...
OS CIGANOS
A. M. Pires Cabral
Dizem que vêm da Europa Central. Eu vejo-os vir
dos lados de Grijó em lassa caravana. ...
OS FIGOS DE D.H. LAWRENCE
Nuno Júdice
Lawrence aconselhou a que se partisse um figo
em quatro pedaços, para o comer, depois
...
OS GREGOS
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
Aos deuses supúnhamos uma existência cintilante
Consubstancial ao mar à nuvem ao arvoredo à
...
OS LIMÕES FRIOS
Gastão Cruz
De cada vez que vínhamos à casa
dos bisavós longinquamente mortos
que para ela tinham
...
OS NAVEGADORES
Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen
O múltiplo nos enebria
O espanto nos guia
Com audácia desejo e calculado engenho
Forçámos
...
OS PAPELOTES
Adília Lopes
Nunca choraremos bastante
termos querido ser belas
à viva força
eu quis ser bela
e
...
OS PÉS ALHEIOS NOS PRÓPRIOS GLÚTEOS
Ricardo Domeneck
Ninguém
          espera de Medeia...
OSAMNICA
Gordana Benić
U ovoj sobi ništa mi ne pripada.
Kad zatvorim oči zidovi se rastvore, ukose
u tanke
...
OSCLAÍM MO DHÁN
Gabriel Rosenstock
osclaím mo dhán do nithe geala
seo isteach oráistí, is caisearbháin,
míle fáilte
suígí
...
OSCURO NACIMIENTO
Gonzalo Márquez Cristo
Fuera de ti, amo sólo lo que es de todos . . .

Destruyo mi alianza con el sol. Mi fin
...
OSEAS
Álvaro Marín
El profeta Oseas
Antecesor de Federico Nietzsche
No predicaba entre los pobres la
...
OTHERY COPE
Frances Presley
Who’s that a-sewing?
Ann the restorator
What’s she a-sewing?
Ask the restorator...
OTISAK OLOVKE
Zvonko Maković
Štogod da dotaknem,
dodirne me vrijeme.
tako strpljivost, oprez
...
OTOK
Uroš Zupan
Ves dan traja bitka med nebom in obzorjem.

Vonji evkaliptusa, zajblja, rozmarina...
OUD GELUK
Mark Boog
Oud geluk (niet te koop)
in oude kamers. Is dat niet mooi?

We wisten al dat de
...
OUD VERGADERZAALTJE
Martin Reints
Op de aaneengeschoven tafels
staat een dienblad met kopjes

een glazen kom met
...
OUDE BOXER
Erik Menkveld
Zeult zich als een veel te vol
gepakte koffer de salonkamer in,
kwispelt koket met zijn
...
OUR BOOA
Mir Mahfuz Ali
Our housemaid
is a tiny langur woman
with a lanky grey body.
Her face is round,
...
OUR CONVERSATION
Franz Wright
Pure gaze, you are lightning beyond the last trees
and you are the last trees’
past,
...
OUR LADY OF THE LIBRARY
Sarah Howe
Outside magnolias sleep. Shadow spires slope
across her chest – the clatter from the
...
OUR MASTERPIECE IS THE PRIVATE LIFE
Mark Strand
I

Is there something down by the water keeping itself from us,
Some shy event,
...
OUR PICTURE
Tsotso magazine
He smiles at me from the photo frame;
His eyes are soft with love.
Held in his arms, I’m
...
OUR TRADE
Jerry Pinto
I suppose I could lie.
It’s easily done and even that can be forgiven
If the lie is good
...
OURCQ
Erik Lindner
Van de ijsbreker die loskomt van de kade
schieten scheuren door de ijslaag,
van de ene oever
...
OUTA SPACE SOCCER
Ann Cotten
Go and kick a falling star
make a feeling throw him far
kick him to the edge of green...
OUTAGE
Rae Armantrout
          1

We like to think
that
...
OUTSIDE
Tari Mtetwa
The sky is feeling old-fashioned
in its birthday blue
and is dressing in grey,
...
OVCA
Andriana Škunca
Utihla uza zid tvori još jedan 
     – niži.  
...
OVER HET ONTSTAAN VAN MEETKUNDE
Geert Buelens
Glijden

en zo verval
je
je valt
erin

het oordeel
rekt
strekt
de
...
OVER HET SCHRIJVEN VAN MOOIE NATUURGEDICHTEN
Esther Jansma
Natuurgedichten schrijven is ingewikkeld,
iets waarbij men zuchtend moet gaan nadenken ...
OVER KELLIE
John Burnside
If summer is conversation,
then winter is thought;

or so it seems tonight: rain in the
...
OVERGAVE
Armando
Het was de hoeveelste dag de komst

van de legers die zich gehavend verscholen....
OVERIG NIEUWS
Anne Vegter
Een stedelijke omgeving, een fietstocht
iemand rijdt van een ponton af de rivier in,
...
OVERKANT
Joke van Leeuwen
Terwijl het de roeier te binnen schiet hoe het kan
(geit mee, dan wolf, geit mee terug,
...
OVERSPEL
Benno Barnard
Wanneer ik tegen haar lieg,
hapt haar vleesetende mond
ieder woord als een vlieg ...
OVERWEGING
Albert Bontridder
De maat van alle dingen
– zo die al bestaat –
is de juiste
...
OVERZICHT
Joke van Leeuwen
Ze wil de zolder in haar hoofd opruimen
alles geordend en in dozen, de eerste doos
is
...
OVID IN AMERICA
Averill Curdy
I. A Long Voyage, 1621
  I left you where you are: A humming late summer
...
OVID ON CLIMATE CHANGE
Eliza Griswold
Bastard, the other boys teased him, till Phaethon unleashed the steeds of Armageddon.
...
OXBOW LAKE
Adam Wyeth
From Lesotho to Sullivan’s Quay,
Maurice Scully inscribed in his book
of poetry to me.
...
OXFORDSHIRE
Fernando Pessoa
Quero o bem, e quero o mal, e afinal não quero nada.
Estou mal deitado sobre a direita, e mal
...
 
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