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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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On poetry as therapy

Over the past two months, I’ve learnt a lot about writing as therapy. Since early October I’ve written more pages of poetry than I usually muster in a year, though I still have a long way to go. Day poems about … Continue reading

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Għal għonq it-triq #9: L-Imħabba wara l-imħabba, ta’ Derek Walcott

Insejt meta ltqajt mal-versi ta’ Walcott għall-ewwel darba. Li niftakar żgur, jien u miexi f’Berlin fir-rebbiegħa tal-2008, sibt edizzjoni bilingwi, bellezza, tal-ġabra The Prodigal fil-ħanut tal-Haus der Kulturen den Welt. Ktieb li żammli kumpanija għal tliet ijiem, jitma’ u jtuq … Continue reading

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