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Nala and Damayanti and Other Poems
The episode of Nala is extracted from the Vanaparvam, the third part of the Mahabharata, the great Indian poem, which contains 100,000 slokas, or distichs. The sage, Vrihadasva, relates the stor...
An Anthology of Jugoslav Poetry; Serbian Lyrics
"Give me the making of a nation's songs, and let who will make their laws," was the maxim of a Scottish patriot. We would prefer to modify this rule, and say, "Give us the poems which the people...
Poems for My People and Me
Poems for My People and Me was taken from the iconic Nina Simone. In her song titled Mississippi Goddamn, she sings of how all she want is equality for "my sister, my brother, my people and me." Th...
Thoughts of Being
Daniel Polsky, shines his introspective light as well as his empathy and belief in the power of the human spirit through the character portraits, odes to loved ones and thoughts about life and suff...
I had never intended to publish my poetry when I wrote. It was personal and hidden. After my father encouraged me to share my words I thought long and hard what to label my years of memories, emoti...
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