My close friend and excellent poet and artist and writer Grzegorz Wroblewksi has a brand new book out. and it ROCKS!! Big TIME! NY School poetry meets Kafka meets Polish poetry (bruLion etc.)  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brulion Get it get it get it!! http://www.spdbooks.org/Producte/9781938890000/default.aspx Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Polish by Piotr Gwiazda. “Grim, glancingly beautiful, always necessary.”—JoshuaContinue reading “Kopenhaga”

Ron Padgett’s Translations of Yu Jian

Ron Padgett, like so many great NY School poets, is also a fantastic translator. I love his translations of French poetry. They are so fluid and contemporary. I especially love his translations of Apollinaire and Blaise Cendrars. Blaise Cendrars’ Complete Poems is one of my favourite collections of poetry ever. He is also a nomadic poet parContinue reading “Ron Padgett’s Translations of Yu Jian”