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May Day.

Coming east we left the animals
pelican beaver osprey muskrat and snake
their hair and skin and feathers
their eyes in the dark: red and green.

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"Trust Me" - Jean Valentine

Who did I write last night? leaning
over this yellow pad, here, inside,
making blue chicken tracks: two
sets of blue footprints, tracking out
on a yellow ground, 71 more words


Fellini in Purgatory, by Jean Valentine

He was shoveling sand
at the edge of the water, his heavy black glasses
glittered with rain:

“Don’t you see how much like a woman I am?” 54 more words


American poets Jean Valentine & Catherine Barnett in China

After the International Translation Workshop in Beijing, some poets were invited to Jinan City of Shandong Province for readings:





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International Translation Workshop 北师大国际写作中心·翻译工作坊启动


主题:Poetry across Languages—2015中外诗人对话/互译



On October 28, 2015, The International Translation Workshop was launched at the International Writing Center of Beijing Normal University. A collaboration between Zhang Qinghua and Ming Di will take place in October each year inviting six international poets and six Chinese poets for mutual/cross translations (of the six international guests there will be three sinologists each year who will serve as interpreters in the workshops as well as translating directing from Chinese into their native languages.) 40 more words

From China