Poet, translator and editor (& PK 2010 contributor) Yoko Danno re-issued her 1970 poetry book “trilogy” this year from The Ikuta Press, entitled “Trilogy & Hagoromo: A Celestial Robe.”
from Winter Journey :
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from Winter Journey:
in the water:
PK contributor (2007) William Heyen’s 1981 classic Lord Dragonfly has been reissued by H NGM N BKS, and editor Nate Pritts’ accompanying essay is well worth reading as well (see link & excerpt below).
(Editor’s Note: Mr. Heyen’s title invokes for me the rice paddy not far from my house in North Kamakura which pulsates with dragonflies of varying sizes, shapes and colors during hot, humid summer days.–A.B.)
Beginning Again: On Reissuing William Heyen’s Lord Dragonfly
by Nate Pritts
In 1992 I was a seventeen year old college freshman in Brockport, New York, a town where it’s always fall or winter, where the Erie Canal dominates both landscape & mood, all full of bird shadows, & where sunflowers look stark & lovely against the weathered brick of academic buildings.
Seventeen & I walked up the stairs of Lathrop Hall on the SUNY Brockport campus to my first college English class & the hallway chalkboard/message center told me:
sees me from all sides
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