International Poetry

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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Three poems by Astrid Cabral, translated by Alexis Levitin

Astrid Cabral’s poems are visually musical and the rich vein of her native language, Portuguese, is beautifully captured in Alexis Levitin’s translation.