For Dexter Dunphy and Rosalie Fishman
Hot as a flaming sunspot.
Disgusting as a bucket of over-sunned, putrid prawn
Sweep of soil leaves undisturbed the questions.
For Richard III’s story challenges every legend.
Morning light flecks and floods the house. A thought breaks out. A shower sprays.
For Asher Flyn Ferris
Jerzy Kosiński was the Polish name his father gave to save him
In the past few decades the writings, novels and essays of Joseph Roth (1894-1939) have undergone a renaissance. Michael Hofmann’s translations have brought many of the more obscure works of the Mitteleuropa-Jewish writer to an English language audience.
G.K. Chesterton – “Poets have been mysteriously silent on the subject of cheese.”