Author Archives: antoinecassar

About antoinecassar

Poet, translator, editor, activist

Passporting in June

This is a busy month for the ‘anti-passport’, with events organised by readers of the poem in different places and across different ‘genres’. An exhibition in Paris, a solidarity action with refugees in Zagreb, a multilingual choir in the Jura mountains, and a … Continue reading

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Daqshekk ilbist il-vjola

Id-disgħa u għoxrin ta’ Frar. Jum barrani fil-kalendarju. Tiftakar? Ma ntikx tort jekk le; wara kollox, jien iktar iffissat fis-simboloġija tan-numri minnek. Namra ċkejkna li writt min-nanna, avolja, hi kienet tikkalkula ħafna aħjar minni, u ġieli kienet tirbaħ xi ħaġa bil-berdejs … Continue reading

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The shape of Lampedusa (reprise)

(Written following a trip to Lampedusa, two years after writing The shape of Lampedusa – part 1) After having visited Lampedusa, I see four new shapes in its map. As suggested by this mural on the side of a children’s … Continue reading

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