Diomedes Speaks of Fame ~ Burt Porter

For some reason I’ve decided to end the year by regularly reading something on Jstor; why I picked this as a hobby is a good question because I have no idea. But here we are. But I’ve always been a big fan of the Trojan War, and at some point Diomedes was someone I reallyContinue reading “Diomedes Speaks of Fame ~ Burt Porter”

The How by Ysra Daley-Ward | Poetry for the Self

The How by Ysra Daley-Ward Most of us have heard of Ysra Daley-Ward even if we haven’t had the chance to read her! You may also follow her on Instagram! When I saw that The How was available as an ARC (advanced readers copy) on NetGalley, I had to request it, and somehow, I wasContinue reading “The How by Ysra Daley-Ward | Poetry for the Self”

Of Mutability by Jo Shapcott | Unmemorable Poetry with A Moment | Review

What does it mean when I can’t remember you the next day? Of Mutability by Jo Shapcott Insomnia and night shift have done wonders for how much poetry I read. I can focus on things enough to get through them, or my brain registers more easily that this is not worth a deep read andContinue reading “Of Mutability by Jo Shapcott | Unmemorable Poetry with A Moment | Review”

Although the wind

Although the windby Izumi Shikibu Translated by Jane Hirshfield with Marino Aratani Although the winblows terribly here, the moonlight also leaks between the roof planks of this ruined house.

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