THE POET BY DAY

“Love takes off the masks that we fear we cannot live without and know we cannot live within. I use the word “love” here not merely in the personal sense but...

“I think that the poet can write forcefully, using a different approach from a journalist, about subjects such as climate change, violence, abuse and mental illness and that this is meaningful...

For the Anniversary of My Death Every year without knowing it I have passed the day When the last fires will wave to me And the silence will set out Tireless...

“I have learned and dismantled all the words in order to draw from them a single word: Home.”  Mahmoud Darwish, Unfortunately, It Was Paradise: Selected Poems Your eyes are a thorn...