Author Archives: Jason Preater
The flax spinner is a theme in Spanish poetry and painting. In this short post I offer tow poems by Novoneyra on the theme.
Listen to the Podcast here: Podomatic At the hour the sweet morning star Begins to soften and melt, His well-horned mountain goats Trotting along in front, Temenday the Celtic shepherd comes Returning to his sweet fold Alone and singing through … Continue reading
Humble song Sweet-smelling April breeze Ethereal clouds Go with you. Humble stone Lost in mud Wounded by sun Becomes a star. Black branches Touching sky Paint themselves Celestial blue. Drop of dew Trembling light I see sun Inside you Humble … Continue reading
At that bourgeois picnic, There was something so simple and beautiful, With neither history nor grandeur, Yet worth a watercolour all the same. When you dismounted the donkey, With no foolish pretensions, you went to gather In a blue chickpea-patterned … Continue reading
Ó Longo das Ribeiras Yearning along the water’s edge I go, my girl. Where are the boats and flowers? The rivers head nowhere now. Far distance and sea don’t exist. It is all right here and clear. The hour is … Continue reading
This is a short note to let my subscribers understand my position on the new privacy law. I am not going to be sending out one of those advice notices that you probably delete instantly without reading, just as I … Continue reading