International Poetry

Poetry by Viviana Fiorentino

Viviana Fiorentino’s poems bravely tackle the conventions of the mother-daughter relationship in simple yet raw language.

Five poems by Veroniki Dalakoura

Myth and the senses blend in these visual poems by Veroniki Dalakoura in the apt and tender translation of John Taylor.

Poetry by Diana Geacăr

Zoom out and enjoy the view Is that you? I ask when I feel two hands grasping my hips as I carry the food bags. How did...

Poetry by Andreea Iulia Scridon

Andreea Iulia Scridon's poetry is driven by a fascination with the world in which the poet exists.

2 poems by Efe Ogufere

Listed as one of the top ten contemporary poets you should be reading.

3 poems from Simona Nastac

Simona Nastac's first poetry book, “The Depressing Colour of Honey” won the Alexandru Mușina Prize “The King of the Morning” for poetry debuts.

Featured Poet Edvin Subašić

Migrations  A boy in the darkness burning candles, shadows on the ceiling so playful so yellow, reads Crime and Punishment, follows furious light inside the sullen...

2 poems by Roy Liran

2 Poems from Roy Liran

Miriam Calleja International Poetry

Miriam believes that poetry and prose are tools for storytelling that encourage unity. She has great faith in collaboration as a key to communication.

Poems by Sohail Ahmad Khan

Sohail Ahmad Khan is Dean of Oriental and Islamic Learning Faculty at Lahore's Government College.

Poetry by Indran Amirthanayagam

Indran Amirthanayagam writes in English, Spanish, French, Portuguese and Haitian Creole.

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The village was gloomy when I got there. Its hand to its cheeks. Last time I was here my grandfather Bobai Lambaya was being buried. Now my brother.

Poetry by Alwyn Marriage

Managing editor of the publishing house, Oversteps Books, Alwyn's eleven books include poetry, fiction and nonfiction.

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