So I had time for a quick post featuring U.S. Poet Laureate Mark Strand, taken a few months ago in a páramo, a cloud forest located at more than 3,000 meters above sea level. Few nations in the world…
I am in the small Colombian town of Roldanillo for the 30th Annual Meeting of Colombian Women Poets, held at The Rayo Museum (above).
I will be here all week, the longest I spend alone in such a small town.
Below is my official badge, which features an emblematic work by Omar Rayo, one of Colombia’s most important artists and the founder of the museum.
Apart from hosting over 100 poets, The…
In honor of today’s World Cup final, I am posting a photo I took of W.H. Auden’s poem “In Memory of W. B. Yeats” while in Rio last year.
I love the line that goes: “Poetry makes nothing happen.” It is, somehow, true. But then, somehow, it’s not.
Read Rio de Janeiro, Sept 2013