Taije Silverman is the author of Houses Are Fields, a book of poems published by LSU in 2009. She is the recent recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship and a Rose Fellowship and her new poems and translations are in issues of Five Points, Agni, The Harvard Review, and other journals.
In what shapes do words stay while they wait to be spoken? Buonanotte absorbs into puddles on roadsides, immune to goodnight’s grip on grandfather clocks. Se fossi in te climbs through clean metal chain link while If I were you hangs on screens on back doors. In Italian the question of what does it mean […]
Thus spoke Proteus, and I was broken hearted as I heard him. –The Odyssey Between the airport and this latest of my half-inhabited cities, a dead stretch of smokestacks burns tanks full of fuel, dredged up out of disappeared sea beds. A bald man as dark as the dark in a closet sells […]