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.....

Press Release The Poetic Bond V11 (2017)

PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE PRESS RELEASE THE POETIC BOND VII ISBN-13: 978-1978098039, ISBN-10: 1978098030 Publication Date 17 NOV 17 The seventh, annual, international poetry anthology in The Poetic Bond Series. 112 poems by 50 poets from 17 countries, drawn from new media, professional and social networking, giving a snapshot of 2017 which could be said to capture the zeitgeist of co.....

Life and Opinions of Doctor Bop the Burnt-Out Prof. A Poem by EM Schorb

LIFE AND OPINIONS OF DOCTOR BOP THE BURNT-OUT PROF I. Veni, Vidi, Vici   My old man was a Moishe Kapoyr if you ever saw one. This can be proved by the fact that, when I was a kid, he thought I was a mazik and my brother wasn’t, but when we grew up and my brother joined the army and made a career of it, then he was a mazik and I wasn’t, .....

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.....