A literary journey through Macedonia

I asked myself to name at least one Macedonian writer that I knew and my mind went blank. I am reblogging this interesting post which is a good point to start from and discover more about literary Macedonia. Much more can be found on Map World Literature , worth visiting.  Christina E. Kramer provides plenty of reasons…

Prehistory 101 A

Originally posted on Poems:
? Dear fellow poets and bloggers, How have you been doing? For the last 3 weeks or so I have not been active at all in the blogosphere apart from posting a few poems, primarily because I am trying to launch a YouTube channel to offer my two bits on literature,…

Prehistory 101 B

Originally posted on Poems:
Around three and a half thousand years ago the Indian subcontinent entered the Iron age. Population of the region by then was on its way to reach the fifty million mark, thanks to the fertile soil and sustaining climate. However, by today’s standard, it was still very thinly populated, with a…

Derek Walcott: una poesia da “Mappa del Nuovo Mondo” (Adelphi, 1992) – Postille ai testi

Originally posted on Carteggi Letterari – critica e dintorni:
Derek Walcott: una poesia da Mappa del Nuovo Mondo Missing the Sea Something removed roars in the ears of this house, Hangs its drapes windless, stuns mirrors Till reflections lack substance. Some sound like the gnashing of windmills ground To a dead halt; A deafening absence,…