Posts tagged "poem"
Share This Poem: "We Did It," by Yehuda Amichai, translated by Robert Alter. From Issue 1.1, "Dangerous Territory."

Share This Poem: “We Did It,” by Yehuda Amichai, translated by Robert Alter. From Issue 1.1, “Dangerous Territory.”

Yehuda Amichai’s poem “We Did It” is among his best-known; it inspired Stuart Dybek’s wonderful and much-anthologized story “We Didn’t.” In Broad Street’s debut, Robert Alter, the renowned translator of Hebrew literature (including several books of the Bible), discusses how he worked to sharpen the language to more closely hew to Amichai’s meaning. Compare Alter’s...
Share This Poem:  "Feminine Orders," by Annie Persons.

Share This Poem: “Feminine Orders,” by Annie Persons.

“inhale, exhale, gasp. … she runs from the room, comes back flushed and clutching a typed contract for me to sign, prone, bearing down on my stomach. I have not had sex for two months….”   BROAD STREET kicks off National Poetry Month with a tribute to the spaces where verse connects with things feminine, by new...
"Dream Ocean": a collaboration between poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.

“Dream Ocean”: a collaboration between poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.

“Here Betsy bobs in the ice-rimmed water with several other swimmers, lined up like racers at the edge of a pool…” In keeping with our “Maps & Legends” seasonal theme, BROAD STREET presents the next dreamy collaboration between poet Judith Serin and artist Masami Inoue.  Serin’s actual dreams point to reality in some uncharted territory that Inoue’s watercolors begin to...
The "Dream Geographies" series returns with "Dream Mountains and Water"--text by Judith Serin, art by Masami Inoue.

The “Dream Geographies” series returns with “Dream Mountains and Water”–text by Judith Serin, art by Masami Inoue.

“I see, from a sailor’s view …”   Poet Judith Serin and visual artist Masami Inoue are dreaming again … BROAD STREET is proud to be publishing their new collaborations every week in February, starting with “Dream Mountains and Water.”  What is the difference between a West Coaster and an East Coaster? Perhaps the answer...
Share This Poem:  "Suitor," by Ron Smith

Share This Poem: “Suitor,” by Ron Smith

We are pleased to present a poem from our latest issue, “Maps & Legends.” Here Ron Smith imagines one of the most legendary courtships in American history.  Whose courtship, you ask?  Hint:  Mount Vernon has requested a copy. “Suitor” is formatted as a broadside in two layouts.         Ron Smith recently served as the...