Wednesday, 27 January 2010

Football long after Picasso

On Jerome Rothenberg's wondrous blog, 'Poems and Poetics', at, for Sunday, January 24th, 2010, to be savoured, to be treasured even with grubby fingers is Akira Tatehata: Seven Poems, with a note in praise of  (translated from Japanese by Hiroaki Sato) .
Even in translation, even in prose, it is that rare shock of authentic poetry, coming from the sidelines in this age of ersatz.

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