Spike. Poem excerpt from Cartoon Molecules by Robin Hislop

  A runaway on a Singularity slippery slope need not be a despairingly Sisyphean slide back but spike upward to an extremely great verticality allowing something relatively harmless today start a trend that results in something currently unthinkable a – Pandorean pandemonium   still he didn’t want to kill himself and his crew so he hatched a plan that systems possessing the same patterns of causal organization wil.....

Harriet Tubman was born Araminta Ross and other Poems by Luz Pichel translated by Amparo Arróspide and Robin Ouzman Hislop

Editor’s Note: although we include the originals in this text, to introduce the poems of Luz Pichel, she is a Galician poet, a region in Spain with its own language (Gallego) which although bears similarities to Spanish (Castellano) is strikingly different. Luz Pichel mixes both languages in her work, but we as translators, have translated both into English, (apart from the little French ditty On The Bridge of Avignon in the first poem) hence the footnotes will often indicat.....

EM Schorb Reviews Cartoon Molecules Collected Poems by Robin Ouzman Hislop

Cartoon Molecules is divided into six stoas, or porticos where, safe from the inclement weather of the outer world, the poet, thinking cap on, can walk like the peripatetic philosophers of ancient Greece, his readers following him about, absorbing the wisdom he is imparting, and occasionally, though sometimes without full comprehension, repeating it like rhapsodes. In short, the or.....

Press Release Poetic Bond V1

PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE Willowdown Books is pleased to announce the poems Tenochtitlan and In Bed by Robin Ouzman Hislop have been chosen for inclusion in the international poetry anthology THE POETIC BOND VI ISBN-13: 978-153933.....

Charles Bernstein, Ian Probstein, Poetry in “Breaking Through”

Ok, listen up, people poets out there, here we’ve got two real contemporary pros going at it about – what’s poetry about and how you translate it, if at all! Charles Bernstein writer of All the Whisky in Heaven and Attack on the Difficult Poem & Ian Probstein, a Russian American poet/translator, who’se translated both Bernstein & Ezra Pound’s works into Russian literature. There’s a whole lot of yarning going on between t.....