Author Archives: ethlenn
Today – bonus poem from Robert Frost.
I’ve always liked number 21 so I waited for this to post the opening to the series everybody knows I love.
I once introduced my favorite Polish poet on Twitter and mentioned of his near untranslatability. Ladies and gents, I give you Bolesław Leśmian. Therefore, I present to you one poem, one of my most favorites, in Polish, and English. I … Continue reading
Cillian Murphy. That’s it. That’s the post.
There might be his better, more profound and ground-breaking poems. I mean, I know there are, because I’ve read every and each one of them and few of his works I even translated. But somehow this little sonnet stayed with … Continue reading
Rainer Maria Rilke. Not his most famous Duineian Elegies or Sonnets to Orpheus but a little, short poem about loneliness. I also have to admit, I really don’t like* the English translation. I hope there’s a better one because it … Continue reading