Sunday, January 29, 2017

Thought for the Day

[. . .] let's never have to forgive each other anymore /
~ Juan Gelman

Quoted from Juan Gelman, "Letter to My Mother" in Juan Gelman, Dark Times Filled With Light (Open Letter, 2012), tr. Hardie St. Martin

Juan Gelman (1930-2014), Prize-Winning Argentine Poet, Activist, Political Exile

Gelman's poetry collections in English include Unthinkable Tenderness: Selected Poems (1997), The Poems of Sidney West (2009), and Dark Times Filled With Light: The Selected Work of Juan Gelman (2012)

Obituary (The New York Times)

Caroline Brothers, "This Is a Story with a Happy Ending: On the Life of Juan Gelman", The Millions, November 15, 2016

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