Two poems in TLR: Feverish

I’m delighted to have two pieces in the “Feverish” issue of The Literary Review: a poem called “Totem” (a sonnet about my father that owes a debt to the first section of Seamus Heaney’s “Clearances“) and a blank verse translation of a longish poem by Giovanni Pascoli called “The Kite,” from my forthcoming collection Last […] Read more ...

Pascoli’s “Fog” at Poetry Daily

My translation of Giovanni Pascoli’s great poem “Fog,” which originally appeared in PN Review and just came out in the volume Last Dream (World Poetry Books, 2019), is the Poem-of-the-Day over at Poetry Daily today. My thanks to the editors! Read more ...