Poetry

Inspiration

In Poetry on January 28, 2012 at 12:01 am

 

I have stood on the quarterdeck
all morning long awaiting the
impending ordeal of
words
.
A roller of torn syllables blew
down the masts and the bulkheads.
Now, I spit lines from my
mended
lips.

 

Alessandra Bava is a poet and a translator living and working in Rome. She holds an MA in American Literature. Her work can be found in several magazines including elimae, Poetry Quarterly, Zouch Magazine & Miscellany and The Anemone Sidecar. She is currentIy writing the biography of a contemporary American poet. Her first chapbook of poetry is due for publication this year.

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