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How can they write and believe? (PoemTalk #78) Muriel Rukeyser, ‘Ballad of Orange and Grape’ | Jacket2

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Muriel Rukeyser

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Muriel Rukeyser Reads | The 1977 Caedmon Records recording via Silliman’s Blog

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Muriel Rukeyser

Muriel Rukeyser’s reading at the following link includes the poems Looking at Each Other, Breaking Open, Orpheus, Despisals, Ballad of Orange and Grape, and St. Roach, among others —

Muriel Rukeyser The 1977 Caedmon Records recording produced in association with the 92nd Street Y

Tanka Translation 96: Taeko Kuzuhara / Blue Willow Haiku World

口中に一粒の葡萄を潰したりすなはちわが目ふと暗きかも

kôchû ni hitotsubu no budô o tsubushitari sunawachi waga me futo kuraki kamo

I crush a grape

inside my mouth

that is when my eyes

become dark

Taeko Kuzuhara
Fay Aoyagi, translation

from “Gendai Tanka No Kansho 101” (Appreciation of Contemporary Tanka 101) edited by Ken Kodaka, Shinshokan, 1999, Tokyo, Japan