Lenten Poetry Project: “Forty Days of Verse”

Lenten Poetry Project: “Forty Days of Verse”

Today is Ash Wednesday, the first day of Lent! (In the Western churches, that is!) Now begins the season of penance -- of fasting, prayer, and almsgiving. This Lent, I'm doing a few personal penances, including a fast from Facebook (so you won't see me there, except perhaps for a…read more →
Translated Poem: A Pennsyltuckian Parody of Rubén Darío

Translated Poem: A Pennsyltuckian Parody of Rubén Darío

So this spring -- to my great excitement and gratitude -- I've been allowed to sit in on a graduate seminar on translation theory and practice. (EEEEE!) For this week, as a practical exercise, we were to translate a brief Spanish-language poem (actually, a single stanza from a much longer…read more →