Tag: Charles Simic

Homage to the Lame Wolf

Poem: Vasko Popa. Translation: Charles Simic. Reading: Marcus Slease. Images: Dora Maar & Claude Cahun

Forgetful Numbers by Vasko Popa

A fairy tale for numbers by the poet Vasko Popa. Terrific nighttime reading.

Give Me Back My Rags by Vasko Popa

Falling in love, more and more, with Vasko Popa. His selected, translated by Charles Simic, is terrific. (Background Music: Jimmy Giuffre’s “Scootin’ About” & “Cry, Want.”)

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