To break away is relative. / I packed the rugs, the bed - and then / I threw the bedroom in.
An intense dialogue about the wallpaper or the rug would do as well provided that both parties believe – Reber, 1985
Venice is a recent collaboration by Robert Crawford and Norman McBeath which brings together poetry, translation, photography and printmaking.
Simonides is a collaboration between the poet Robert Crawford and the photographer and printmaker Norman McBeath. The work features black and white photographs paired with Scots (and English) translations
Back in the winter of '93 – sounds like a song – I took a phone call from Campbell McDougall of the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
I am honored and excited that FUSION editor-in-chief, Joseph Coroniti, asked me to help put together this special feature on Scottish culture.
That summer before I left, the cicadas descended on Road’s End. They’d been hibernating in the ground down by the tree roots since the year I was born, still and deadlike for seventeen long years until mysterious waters inside them began to stir again.
The winter I was twenty-five I met once a week with a professor of Russian named Lawrence Tillbear. This was in Boston, where I was working toward a Ph.D. in European Literature, studying for a qualifying exam in Russian fiction.…
A lot of what I do as a writer boils down to making obnoxious assumptions, so let me start with one: if you’re reading this, you’re an aspiring writer, or an aspiring musician, or both. The first thing I’d like…
A place, though visible, is like a ghost \ of memories. Even memories one forgets \ linger in the space in which they occurred. \ Here within the expanse of vaulted ceilings, \ ...