Your singing, sweet Orpheus, heats us. By the banks of the Hebrus, please meet us. If you spurn us, you cad, We’ll grow rowdy and mad Then we’ll chase you and tear you to pieces.
Lynn Levin’s newest books are the poetry collection Miss Plastique (Ragged Sky, 2013) and Birds on the Kiswar Tree (2Leaf Press, 2014), a translation from the Spanish of a collection of poems by the Peruvian Andean poet Odi Gonzales. She is co-author of Poems for the Writing: Prompts for Poets (Texture Press, 2013), and her […]
May Perch Pub Celebrates Lynn Levin’s Miss Plastique
This recap is long overdue, but even our Week of Writing tizzy could not make us forget May’s exceptional Perch Pub reading! May’s Perch Pub celebrated Lynn Levin’s newest book of poetry, Miss Plastique, with a reading by Hayden Saunier and Lynn herself. Kathy Volk Miller led the introductions, citing not only Hayden’s literary accomplishments, […]
May is Sure to be Sunny with our Perch Pub Reading!
Flowers aren’t the only things blooming in Philadelphia this month! Please join us on May 14 at 8 p.m. for a special reading at the Perch Pub by Hayden Saunier and Lynn Levin, honoring the release of Lynn’s latest book. No cover. Drink and food specials. We promise you’ll leave with a spring in your […]
Luis Nieto Miranda (Translated by Lynn Levin): Romance de la Barbaracha
Barbaracha’s Romance Chola, how I love you, chola, fresher than a just-picked apple, with your big gathered skirt and your blouse of finely woven cloth. Your laughter sparkles like crystals of frost. Your impish eyes twinkle like stars in the dawn sky. The sun plays upon your lips; the moon grows jealous of your broad […]