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Requiem

Razmik Davoyan

Requiem

A requiem for all the losses of the living throughout history, seeking to bridge the centuries by echoing another poem created in the tenth century by an Armenian mystic monk, Grikor Narekatsi.

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Lunarium

Josep Lluís Aguiló

Lunarium

Aguiló's latest volume takes up once more the theme of the uncertainty of life, and in omens and elements of fantasy, the poet reveals allegories of our everyday universe.

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Until the Lions

Karthika Naïr

Until the Lions

Karthika Nair's epic poem Until the Lions is conceived as an echo of its great Sanskrit forerunner,the Mahabharata. It is an echo in which women drive the narrative and are its main characters, a vivid and compelling retelling from a female perspective of many of the stories from one of the world's most venerated books.

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Lost Evenings, Lost Lives

ed. Lakshmi Holmström

Lost Evenings, Lost Lives

In May 2009, the Sri Lankan government officially announced the end of a civil war that had been ravaging the island for almost three decades. During all these years, Tamil poets have commented on the war and its vicissitudes in what constitutes an extraordinary body of poetry. Together these poems can be read as an alternative history of the war.

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Barefoot Souls

Maram al-Masri

Barefoot Souls

Detailing the lives of Syrian women living in Paris, these poems, capturing the unheard voices of women whose lives are suppressed in unimaginable ways, allow us to explore moments never mentioned in the news reports. Potent and never failing to capture the essence of the feminine experience with a remarkable amount of insight.

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The Bright Rose: Early German Verse 800–1250

ed. Philip Wilson

The Bright Rose: Early German Verse 800–1250

Never published in verse form before, these translations of some of the earliest known German poetry give us a rich glimpse of a life that, while alien in so many ways, was not so different after all.

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Crimsoning the Eagle's Claw: The Viking Poems of Rǫgnvaldr Kali Kolsson, Earl of Orkney

Rǫgnvaldr Kali Kolsson

Crimsoning the Eagle's Claw: The Viking Poems of Rǫgnvaldr Kali Kolsson, Earl of Orkney

Rich narratives and old Norse mythology blend with familiar place-names and landscapes to create a peculiarly alluring, sometimes comic, world that never quite settles around the reader.

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Inside Voices, Outside Light

Sigurdur Pálsson

Inside Voices, Outside Light

This book presents poems from Pálsson's ten collections written between 1980-2008. Swirling with imagery, they reveal a poet committed to unearthing the joy of living connected to the natural world.

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Half-Life

Michael Hulse

Half-Life

Lucid narratives of family dramas, global warming, and conversations with Death make a riveting new collection from this prize-winning poet.

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Natural Chemistry

Michelene Wandor

Natural Chemistry

From fairy tales to the Bible, Jerusalem to Hollywood, Cromwell to the Suffragettes, cafés to graveyards, the reader is taken to iconic times and landmarks, to breathe in the herbs of history.

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