|Archives 2017: Poets Featured in Poetry Corner
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THIS IS THE
This is the dark
time, my love. / All
round the land
crawl about. / The
shining sun is
hidden in the sky. /
Red flowers bend
their heads in awful
This is the dark
time, my love. / It
is the season of
metal, and tears. /
It is the festival of
guns, the carnival
of misery. /
faces of men are
Who comes walking
in the dark night
time? / Whose boot
of steel tramps
down the slender
grass? / It is the
man of death, my
love, the strange
invader / watching
you sleep and
aiming at your
From POEMS BY
Edited by Stewart
Brown & Ian
DEC 2017: BIRDY - an award-winning British musician, singer, and songwriter
who lives in London, UK.NOV 2017: YVONNE SAM - Guyanese-Canadian poet, educator & community
Featured song "People Help the People" written by Simon Aldred, a British
guitarist, singer, and songwriter.
volunteer who lives in Montreal, Canada.OCT 2017: JAVIER ZAMORA - a young Salvadoran-born poet and educator who
Featured poem "If I Had My Way" from her poetry collection Life's Many
Faces: Fun-on-the-Run, Xlibris Corporation, USA, 2013.
lives with his parents in California, USA.SEP 2017: ELI MACUXI - a Brazilian poet and teacher of history and art
Featured poem "Let Me Try Again" first published in The Kenyon Review
July/August 2016 Edition, Ohio, USA.
criticism who lives in the Northern State of Roraima.AUG 2017: MUTABARUKA - a Jamaican Rastafari dub poet, musician, actor,
Featured poem "Sadness has no end" (Tristeza não tem fim), translated
by Rosaliene Bacchus.
educator, and talk-show host.JUL 2017: SUN YUNG SHIN - a Korean-American poet, writer, and educator
Featured poem "Eyes of Liberty" from his poetry collection The First
Poems/The Next Poems, Paul Issa Publications, Jamaica, 2005.
who lives with her husband and two children in Minneapolis, Minnesota.JUN 2017: PATATIVA DO ASSARÉ (1909-2002) - popular Brazilian oral poet
Featured poem "Immigrant Song" from her poetry collection Skirt Full of
Black, Coffee House Press, USA, 2006.
and improviser of oral verse, born in the semi-arid hinterlands of theMAY 2017: JANET NAIDU - Guyanese-Canadian poet, writer, and activist,
Northeast State of Ceará.
Featured poem "The Peasant Farmer & the Factory Worker" (O Agregado
e o Operário), translated by Rosaliene Bacchus.
living in Canada since 1975.APR 2017: ANGELA CONSOLO MANKIEWICZ (1944-2017) - prize-winning
Featured poem "Destination" from her collection Rainwater, Canada, 2005.
Brooklyn-born poet who died in her home in Los Angeles on March 7, 2017.MAR 2017: THIAGO DE MELLO - Brazilian poet born in the State of Amazonas,
Featured poem "Another Love Poem: Even in Hell," published in the
Munyori Literary Journal, June 2016.
North Brazil.FEB 2017: LAUREN K. ALLEYNE - a Caribbean-American poet born in Trinidad &
Featured poem "The Statutes of Man" (Os Estatutos do Homem),
translated by Rosaliene Bacchus.
Tobago. She lives in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Featured poem "The Place of No Dreams," published in Connotation Press,
Issue III, Volume VIII: January 2017.
JAN 2017: PAULO COELHO - Brazilian lyricist and novelist born in Rio de Janeiro,