https://silverbirchpress.wordpress.com/2016/04/29/cinquecento-poem-by-massimo-soranzio-learning-to-drive-poetry-and-prose-series/ Re-blogging this old piece of mine from Silver Birch Press, to remember my father on Father's Day.
We are almost there! A new National Poetry Writing Month is about to start. I have a feeling it will be rather different this year. Over the past years, during the month of April I have always been somewhere - Dublin, Turin, last year I was in Rome for a week, and this year I … Continue reading NaPoWriMo 2020
A new ekphrastic piece of mine is up on Visual Verse this month. Thank you once more, Visual Verse, also for the inspiring picture by Omid Armin.
Legend and history permeate resolutely defensive memories that emerge from the shade, like pilgrims on a sacred route, from the heavily bombarded remains of a landscape thought to have been — that is no more — oasis or shelter. Time fatally passes as they quietly flow.
This is an erasure I produced a few years ago. The text was sourced from Susan Howe’s interview with Bernadette Mayer on Jacket2.org.
A return to the season, whatever the location, your favourite transfer to a dream destination, indeed a brief respite from gloomier realities, where all your recollections of the fireside fiddles, the music, the women, the tender transactions emboldened by liquor and skilful, rattling tongues, by design or accident, will have a full revival, maybe the … Continue reading A Return to the Season
This was a few years ago. Still "waiting to see if Venice can resist"... via Venetian Wonder by Massimo Soranzio (I Am Waiting Poetry Series)