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About Katherine

I like poetry, literature and music.And conversation

Short break

I am having a lot of  pain at the moment so I may be absent for a while.I have to do what is vital.Then I shall come back Advertisements

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The rational one can be almost deranged

Grief  and love are linked by  metal chains Imagination cannot  foresee change When love’s killed, its ghost will haunt  and blame In our wanderings in the mind’s domains The furniture in our mind is rearranged Rage and love are linked … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a poetry translator

https://www.londoncalling.com/features/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-poetry-translator Extract LC: Every single word holds its own importance in poetry. How do you translate the meaning of an individual word if there isn’t a translatable word in English?  CP: Finding a solution is part of the fun. English is … Continue reading

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While I live, to whom am I of use?

The empty tomb is here inside my house Not entire and not destroying all This space where used to dwell my loving spouse The consolation is bitter excuse The loss of love, my future state appals. The empty tomb is … Continue reading

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Elusive inner presence, other me

 Elusive inner presence, other me, Those bubbles on the water surface tell Of life we cannot speak about nor see We have many layers, currents pulled Dynamic, swaying, living, dark unquelled. Elusive inner presence, other me. The philosophers like Langer … Continue reading

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The cat waiting for a mouse

Oh,  Oh,ginger cat you make your parents wince As they watch you from the window  of their home Why not go inside and eat their mince? These  humans who have let you stay a dunce And let you sleep upon  … Continue reading

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As stunning as a handbag full of lead

As useful as a nail without a head As  stunning as a handbag full of lead As loving as a man who seems quite dead As tasty as a worm on  mouldy bread These similes will indicate  to you My … Continue reading

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In a narrow street, an incident.

How civilised Europe was.Simone Weil image The age of  all-out war, an accident An Archduke shot. an Empire on the brink In a narrow street, an incident. Nobody stood up as a dissident In their games, did leaders wish  to pause … Continue reading

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What the world is for

His mission is to have a nuclear war Then he would be appear in history books The only questions , what  this war for? Nuclear bombs  to him  are shiney   toy Although  no  future author will be left to look. … Continue reading

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