Monthly Archives: April 2013

April: Canzone dei dodici mese by Francesco Guccini : Translation

Image:  April, from a book of miniatures  1385 (library of  Forlì) , probably a miniature originating from Bologna. Source and PD licence:   Sweet April, long days given up to languor, What secrets did the poet find in you that … Continue reading

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Rejoice, rejoice

For Mrs T on the day of her funeral with nods to Auden and Shakespeare She was my South, my Basildon and Essex. She was my white van week, my sunday screws my house, my pub, my dosh, my booze. … Continue reading

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