Tag Archives: Chinese Poetry

Meditations In An Emergency ~Part One~

MEDITATIONS IN AN EMERGENCY~Part One~ By David Perry The Cosmopolitan, the Quotidian, and the Anthropocene Turnin Sun Dong’s 2020 Pandemic Poetry “春天在人类纪 欲呼无气,欲加口罩” — 孙冬《注视》“Spring in the Anthropocene You who’d scream to breathe, add a mask”— Sun Dong, “Fixed Gaze” 空山不見人,   但聞人語響。— 王維《鹿柴》Empty mountains: … Continue reading

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This Is How Legends Begin

I strove with none, for none was worth my strife. Nature I loved, and, next to nature, Art; I warm’d both hands before the fire of Life; It sinks, and I am ready to depart. —Walter Savage Landor Recollections, appreciations, … Continue reading

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Poetry In Exile

Poetry in Exile Introduction to Exile In Paradise by Pat Nolan (Nualláin House, Publisher, 2017) Some fifty years ago a friend loaned or gifted me Kenneth Rexroth’s One Hundred Poems from the Chinese, and as is commonly acknowledged a loaned book … Continue reading

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