Featured Pieces

Red-winged blackbird (Andrea Westmoreland, Wikimedia Commons) and Tudor-era arches from the ruins of Netley Abbey (Gillian Moy, Wikimedia Commons).


The sun is a Tudor arch sustaining the sky. In a moment it will fall. Blackbirds with crimson suns on their wings squawk in protest, and … [More]

Bouquet feat


A reverie that occurred while watching Jean-Louis Trintignant during a particularly relentless scene in Michael Haneke's … [More]

The Essentials C. P. Cavafy feat

The Essentials: C. P. Cavafy

Go here to read a list of recommended versions of Cavafy by other poets, and here to read a list of recommended poems from book-length … [More]