Poets translating poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Julia Leverone

Caribou ©Julia Leverone Caribou summer coats look burnt through, pocked from bite scars or molt or the song of persistent sun, the long summer light coursing the tundra, spotlighting them. A cow and her bull are slow in taking their fill from the river bank, rich moss and brush, polychrome, mottled; A couple are there…Read more Poets translating poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Julia Leverone

Poets translating poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Julia Leverone

  Correction ©Julia Leverone Weeks slipping under, winter, the sink of chill, a plain burning widening into space— the park made stubble, patches of stalks of tall once-flora. What were they, now fallen over themselves. How seemingly lonely. And so I saw the rush: the bright cardinal flee for life, to hide from my bike…Read more Poets translating poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Julia Leverone

English/Italian/Sicilian Translation: Patrizia Sardisco & Sara Teasdale

  Verran Lievi Pioggio   (Tempo di Guerra) Verran lievi piogge e l’odore del suolo E rondini in cerchi brillanti di suono; E rane nei guazzi di notte a cantare E pruni selvatici in bianco tremare, Tordi, d’un fuoco leggero abbigliati fischiando l’estro sui fili spinati; E non uno di guerre saprà, non uno una…Read more English/Italian/Sicilian Translation: Patrizia Sardisco & Sara Teasdale

Poets translating poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Edna St. Vincent Millay

Autumn daybreak Edna St. Vincent Millay Cold wind of autumn, blowing loud At dawn, a fortnight overdue, Jostling the doors, and tearing through My bedroom to rejoin the cloud, I know—for I can hear the hiss And scrape of leaves along the floor— How may boughs, lashed bare by this, Will rake the cluttered sky…Read more Poets translating poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Edna St. Vincent Millay

Poets translating Poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Maya Angelou

I know why the caged bird sings by Maya Angelou   A free bird leaps on the back Of the wind and floats downstream Till the current ends and dips his wing In the orange suns rays And dares to claim the sky. But a BIRD that stalks down his narrow cage Can seldom see…Read more Poets translating Poets: Patrizia Sardisco & Maya Angelou

Patrizia Sardisco

"light winds are blowing vacant winds suspended from nothing heartbeats harden..." https://paralleltexts.blog/2015/09/08/venti-leggerilight-winds-by-patrizia-sardisco/ https://paralleltexts.blog/tag/patrizia-sardisco/ https://www.ibs.it/libri/autori/Patrizia%20Sardisco https://unpostodivacanzasite.wordpress.com/category/patrizia-sardisco-2/ https://www.carteggiletterari.it/category/patrizia-sardisco/

Crivu #6/ Sieve by Patrizia Sardisco

  Crivu #6 Patrizia Sardisco i àrichi su’ acqua sugnu idda nt’a vuci nto latti ncapu a lingua bianca muntagna e s’arruzzola achiòviri cu m’u lassau ritto ca l’acchianari ìu ca ‘l’ha chianiàru ìu   Sieve #6 Patrizia Sardisco our roots are water she is there in my voice in the milky lymph of my…Read more Crivu #6/ Sieve by Patrizia Sardisco