Monthly Archives: August 2011

Goodnight, Irene…

You left, Mad Irene, with a lot of noise.  I was afraid you would slip away, shrivelled up, your tail between your legs, so to speak, but you did not.  For a while, in the early evening, things had died … Continue reading

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Mad Irene has come…

Mad Irene, you have arrived, with the wind in your hair, and tears in your eyes.  You are here, and in your fury you have broken at least two trees on our street, turning it into a site of minor … Continue reading

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Waiting for Irene @ Hull, MA

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Small joys: Sister and brother

There is not much to add to this  gem of a photograph by Tom Reisz, a friend in Boston.  The setting is the French countryside. ~~~

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From my files: Vahé Oshagan, Toward Life (Tebi Gyank)

Vahé Oshagan’s poem Դէպի Կեանք (Toward life) was completed in 1983 and published in 1991.  To my knowledge, the following is its first English language translation from the Armenian to be published separately anywhere. ~~~ TOWARD LIFE by Vahé Oshagan … Continue reading

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