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A Longhouse Birdhouse: ARCHIVE (BOB ARNOLD) ~

from Cache, Bob Arnold Mad River Press (Richmond, MA)

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A Longhouse Birdhouse: POETS WHO SLEEP by BOB ARNOLD ~

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A Longhouse Birdhouse: THIS LIFE ~

Source: A Longhouse Birdhouse: THIS LIFE ~

selection from otata 27 March 2018, edited by john martone

Ketti Martino

Procedo per implicite rinunce
perché la gratuità dell’esistenza
è nel rigore estremo, incanto
che contiene solo il necessario.

I sogni, col ato corto di una pianta
acerba, vogliono maturare piano,
senza pesi, per traboccare di bellezza.

I proceed by implicit renunciations
because the gratuity of existence
lies in extreme rigor, charm
that holds only the necessary.

Dreams, with the short breath of
an unripe plant, want to mature gently,
without weight, to overthrow with beauty.

 

Procedo per implicite rinuncia e Dimmi furono originariamente pubblicate in Atelier. Procedo per implicite rinuncia and Dimmi were originally published in Atelier. Translations jm

 

Anna Maria Domburg-Sancristoforo

 

chicchi di riso —
nella ciotola tonda
splende la luna

rice grains —
in the round bowl
moonshine

 

Maria Teresa Sisti

red tulip —
a stem without thorns
who fears the wind

Lucia Cardillo

cambia il tempo . . .
una pigna rotola giù
nell’erba alta

weather changes . . .
one pinecone rolls down
in the tall grass

Bob Arnold

Selections from Heaven Lake
Longhouse Publishers

 

I’ll Never Be Poor

 

How she does it
I don’t know

don’t want
to know

will never
know as

she turns to me and
it’s new all over again

 

Know What You Do

 

What does it all mean?
it means times have changed
and we’re supposed to change with it

 

take the quiet, the river, the old
road, animal lore, secret pathways
respect for stick, leaf and silence

and throw it all away

do as we please
barge where we barge
litter as we like

you don’t know what sort of
agreement and law and universe
you are asking to destroy when

you do this

 

 

otata 27, March 2018

 

Soak It In | A Longhouse Birdhouse

 

thanks to Soak It In at A Longhouse Birdhouse

A Longhouse Birdhouse: LONGHOUSE BIBLIOGRAPHY TO DATE ~

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A Longhouse Birdhouse: WHY POETRY ~

A fine enough poet but I believe the best mind of Matthew Zapruder comes through in this excellent new book of essays — really one long essay — on the same subject of why poetry, why poets, why is there air, and he even scores points on Auden’s much over-used ragged line “poetry makes nothing happen” . . . with a delightful twist, Zapruder will show the reader that is exactly right: poetry MAKES nothing happen. A big word that “nothing.”
In these essays Zapruder shows forth as a natural born teacher.
Take up this book.
[ BA ]

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