Aliki Barnstone is a poet, translator, critic, and editor. She is the author of seven books of poems, most recently, Bright Body (White Pine, 2011) and Dear God Dear, Dr. Heartbreak: New and Selected Poems (Sheep Meadow, 2009), and the translator of The Collected Poems of C.P. Cavafy: A New Translation (W.W. Norton, 2006). In […]
She liked to sit in the peacock chair, her wicker throne, Go play!
Some say the pronoun is abused above all in addresses to the dead