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Li Po's Little Boat Redux

From across the ages and continents, Chinese poet Li Po is still inspiring. What a delightful surprise to find him on p. 26 of W.S. Merwin’s newest collection,  205 more words

Poetry

“An artist is someone who should raise questions rather than give answers. I have no message.” (Michael Haneke)

Today is National Poetry Day in the UK and the theme is Messages. I fully endorse this choice, primarily because I didn’t have to think twice about which retro pop video I could shoehorn into this post: 454 more words

Books

a pinch of Chinese Hermitage in my Poet Tea

When studying poetry from China, I noticed three common traits in the ancient masters: hermitry, piety and drinking.  What an extreme combination!

Now I’m sure these poets had more common things in common than… 596 more words

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