The Edge

The poem is taken from the only volume of poetry, “Five Poems” (2002). written by American prose-writer Toni Morrison (1931-2019). THE EDGE He was a boy – just a boy –and I was a very young girl.In blazing light and shadows trimmed in goldwe took the risk of lovethe grist of lovethe dreamy, steamy mist… Read More The Edge

Louise Glück

Louise Glück (born in New York City in 1943) has just been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal“. Here is one of her poems, which has often been likened to a feminist anthem, from the collection “The Triumph of Achilles” (1985). Mock… Read More Louise Glück