Sunday, November 13, 2016

Thought for the Day

. . . to publish poetry in these hard times is
a civilized act of hope.
~ Gezim Hajdari

Quoted from Cristina Viti, "An Interview with Gezim Hajdari" at Words Without Borders

Also see translator Patrick Barron's interview with Viti, "Eternal Returns & Departures: Translating Gezim Hajdari".

Gezim Hajdari, Albanese Poet; Author, Most Recently, of Stigmata (Shearsman Books/England, February 2016); Winner, Montale Prize (1997). He lives in exile in Italy.

Read Hajdari's poem "I am leaving you Europe" at Words Without Borders.

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