Tag: poetry

Out of the Snow, Our Eyes Defiant

(The following is the final in a series of five poems I am posting from The New Russian Poets: 1953 to 1966: An Anthology, selected, edited, and translated by George Reavey. I am also including my original photography with the posts. This is the second poem by Bella Akhmadulina. For more information on this poet, […]

Fifteen Boys

(The following is the fourth in a series of five poems I am posting from The New Russian Poets: 1953 to 1966: An Anthology, selected, edited, and translated by George Reavey. I am also including my original photography with the posts. This is a very early poem by Bella Akhmadulina, a highly regarded and award-winning […]

I, He Says, Am No Warrior

(The following is the second in a series of five poems I am posting from The New Russian Poets: 1953 to 1966: An Anthology, selected, edited, and translated by George Reavey. I am also including my original photography with the posts. This is an early poem by Novella Matveyeva, written well before she had established […]

Horses in the Ocean

(The following is the first in a series of five poems I am posting from The New Russian Poets: 1953 to 1966: An Anthology, selected, edited, and translated by George Reavey. I am also including my original photography with the posts.

The Pest Maiden: Precious

Here is one more poem from The Pest Maiden. See the first post about Penelope Scambly Schott’s book of poetry about lobotomy, family histories, how those histories echo through our own lives, and much more here.

The Pest Maiden: Rehearsal

The final project in my American Literature class involves health and history. I’m writing about lobotomy, and have chosen to re-read The Pest Maiden by Penelope Scambly Schott and choose one poem to focus on.