Sunday, January 15, 2017

Thought for the Day

. . . Writing in English is the work of smuggling metaphors
from one language into another. It is a work of mistranslation.
~ Ewa Chrusciel

Quoted from Ewa Chrusciel, "Contraband of Hoopoe", in Others Will Enter the Gates: Immigrant Poets on Poetry, Influences, and Writing in America (Black Lawrence Press, 2015), Abayomi Animashaun, ed.

Ewa Chrusciel, Polish American Poet, Translator, and Educator

Chrusciel's poetry collections include Of Annunciations (Omnidawn Press, Fall 2017), Tobolek (Poland, 2016), Contraband of Hoopoe (Omnidawn Press, 2014), Strata (Emergency Press, 2011), Winner, 2009 International Book Contest; Sopilki (2010; Selections in English, Polish, and Italian), and Furkot (Selections in English, Polish, Italian, and Hungarian).

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