Category Truth Telling

Click on the text and the poem will expand a bit and be easier to read. It had to be this small, to fit onto a single page.  Only a few months ago, we were celebrating the Platimum Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth, a living symbol of stability among so much in the world that is anything but stable. But then,… continue reading

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Footnote : The words at the head of this poem, from Shakespeare’s play Henry VI, are spoken by the man about to become Richard III. In the play, he has just finished murdering the rightful king, Henry VI.        … continue reading

Volunteer pulls a trolley with food on a destroyed bridge near the city of Irpin, northwest of Kyiv on March 13, 2022. - Russian forces advance ever... Photograph by Dimitar Dilkoff : AFP via Getty Images       Reproduced by permission of the poet and translators. Find the translation of the whole poem here. The “Poems for…the wall” website has a bilingual version on its home page. It can be viewed (and downloaded from) here. Thanks to the PEN Ukraine team for helping in this.… continue reading

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