Monthly Archives: February 2010

New Orleans Journal (2004)


New Orleans Journal (2004) Wanted to visit, and then did, the Lee Memorial. Lee stands atop a Doric column.  His hands are folded over his chest, his left foot forward and the front tip of his shoe extends—in a sort … Continue reading

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Liturgy II (Englishing of Robert Marteau)


2  (second in a series of twelve) So many of the stars, which the earth gives us For contemplation as it turns, make no sound that reaches us. Their music would be imperceptible To the ear, in any case — … Continue reading

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Peonies


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Memento Mori


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Liturgy II (Englishing of Robert Marteau)


1* (first sonnet in a sequence of 12) So, Hélinant de Froidmont really lived In this place, which snails frequent and the rain Has broken (wooden beams poking out where the roman tiles Crumbled away).  The roof has seasoned the … Continue reading

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