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Erbgħin Jum – it-tnedija – 30.12.17 @ Studio Solipsis

ERBGĦIN JUM Tnedija tal-ktieb il-ġdid ta’ Antoine Cassar Mużika ta’ Adolf Formosa, Alex Vella Gera u Mark Abela Is-Sibt 30 ta’ Diċembru, 7 pm @ Studio Solipsis Pubblikazzjoni ta’ Ede Books Illustrazzjonijiet: Steven Scicluna Disinn: Marco Scerri Editjar: Immanuel Mifsud … 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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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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Love at the bottom of the sea

(Re-published from the Passaport Project blog) Ewropa! Intix tisma’ l-imħabba ssejjaħ minn qiegħ il-baħar? Europe! Can you not hear love calling out from the bottom of the sea? Europe ! N’entends-tu donc pas l’appel de l’amour venant du fond de … Continue reading

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Għal għonq it-triq #8: Tama għall-imġewħin, ta’ Caroline Davies

Il-qari ta’ Immanuel Mifsud fix-xelter ta’ Ħ’Attard – idea mill-isbaħ, fejn spazju maħkum mill-biża’ jimtela bl-affermazzjoni u s-saħħa li taf tagħti l-poeżija – fakkarni fi ktieb li rċevejt m’ilux, mingħand Caroline Davies, poetessa minn Wales. Convoy hija ġabra ta’ poeżiji … Continue reading

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Christmas Island

Christmas Island, located at 10°30′S 105°40′E, 500 km south of Java in the east Indian Ocean. An Australian territory since 1957. Area 135 km2, population 2,072 (as of 2011). A place where several migrations intersect: Chinese and Malay ‘coolies’ (i.e. migrant … Continue reading

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