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Life and Legends Winter 1415

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Life and Legends – Winter 2014-2015
Published: Tuesday, December 30th 2014.
Irvine, CA, USA.

 

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS
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EDITORIAL

Death of Civilization and Incarnation of Poetry
By Kalpna Singh-Chitnis

 

 

POETRY

Robert Abbate — USA
Mike Alexander — USA
David Anthony – UK
Meredith Bergmann — USA
David Nelson Bradsher — USA
Kim Bridgford — USA
Catharine Savage Brosman – USA
Michael Burch – USA
Jan Carroll – USA
Catherine Chandler – USA
Wendy Chin-Tanner – USA
Maryann Corbett — USA
Dick Davis – UK, USA
Cally Conan-Davies – USA/Australia
Frank Dullaghan – UK, United Arab Emirates
Richard Epstein — USA
Jack Foley — USA
Felix Fojas – USA/ Philippine
Claudia Gary — USA
R.S. Gwynn — USA
Tami Haaland – USA
Emmanuel Itier – USA/ France
Lois P. Jones – USA
Strider Marcus Jones – UK, France
Julie Kane – USA
Karen Kelsay — USA
Janet Alexa Kenny — Australia
Thomas Kerrigan — USA
Puneet Kumar – India
Sukrita Paul Kumar – USA
W.F. Lantry — USA
William Logan — USA
Pietros Maneos — USA
Christopher Merrill – USA
Wil Mills — USA
Michael Miller – USA
Annabelle Moseley — USA
Richard Modiano – USA
Timothy Murphy – USA
Stella Nesanovich — USA
Chris O’Carroll – USA
Václav Pinkava –  Czech Republic
Philip Quinlan — UK
Erik Running – USA
George Jisho Robertson – UK
Margaret Saine – USA/Germany
Joseph Salemi — USA
Farah Siddiqui – India
Ram Krishna Singh – India
Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA/India
Carl Stilwell – USA
Melissa Studdard – USA
Mani Suri – USA/India
Marilyn Taylor — USA
Ambika Talwar – USA
Tikuli – India
Lewis Turco — USA
Frederick Turner — USA
Wendy Videlock — USA
Richard Wakefield — USA
Gail White — USA
Michael T. Young — USA
Marly Youmans – USA

 

POETRY INSPIRED BY ART AND CINEMA

David A. Worthington – USA
Steve Sasaki – USA
Jennifer Reeser – USA
Ambika Talwar – USA/India
William O’Daly – USA
Literature and Art of Cinema – Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA/India

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TRANSLATIONS

Anonymous – Poems
Translated from original Spanish into English by Rhina Espaillat – Spain/USA
Charles Baudelaire – Poems
Translated from original French into English by Jennifer Reeser – France/USA
Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib – Ghazals
Translated from original Urdu into English By Tabish Khair – India/Denmark
Victor Hugo – Poems
Translated from original French by Gregory Dowling – France/USA
Karel Hlaváček – Poems
Translated from original Czech by Václav Z.J. Pinkava –Czech Republic/USA
Laura Mucelli Klemm – Poems
Translated from original French into English by Margaret Saine – France/USA
Jiří Karásek ze Lvovic – Poems
Translated from original Czech by Václav Z.J. Pinkava- Czech Republic/USA
David Mason – Poems
Translated from original English into Hindi by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA/India
Naseer Ahmed Nasir – Poems
Translated from original Urdu into English by Kamran Awan – Pakistan
Giovanni Pascoli – Poems
Translated from original Italian by Gregory Dowling – Italy/USA
Suman Pokhrel – Poems
Translated from original Nepali into English by Prof. Abhi Subedi – Nepal
Dmitri Psurtsev – Poems
Translated from original Russian by F.D. Reeve – Russia/USA
Jennifer Reeser – Poems
Translated from original English into Hindi by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA/USA
Margaret Saine – Poems
Translated from original German into English by Agnes Rosenblüth – Germany/USA
Ambreen Salahuddin
Translated from original Urdu into English by Ambreen Salahuddin – Pakistan
Rita Stanzione – Poems
Translated from original Italian into English by Margaret Saine – Italy/Germany/USA
Fatemeh Shams – Poems
Translated from original Persian by Dick Davis – Iran
Apryl Skies – Poems
Translated from original into Spanish by Angel Uriel Perales – USA/Puerto Rico
Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari – Poems
Translated from original Hindi into English by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis- India/USA
Bimlesh Tripathi – Poems
Translated from original Hindi into English by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – India/USA

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PROSE
Living with the Dead – (Lecture) – a talk at Georgetown by Joseph Bottum – USA
Notes from a Journey (Prose-Poems) – by Christopher Merrill – USA
Sacredness of what we do – (Interview) with Christopher Merrill by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis
Life, Legends and Legacies – (Interview) with Arun Gandhi by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA
Failure to Thrive – (Short story) by Neil Connelly
Tragedy of Civilization – (Essay) – Arun Gandhi – USA/India
Resurrection – (Short story) – by Jason Phillip Reeser -USA
Semi-Formal Verse and its Prosody – (Essay) – by Marilyn Taylor -USA

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REVIEW
Man Outside History – (Poetry) Naseer Ahmed Nasir. Review by Kamran Ahmad – Pakistan

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SOUND
America – A Poem by Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA/India

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VIDEO
Sea Salt – A poem by David Mason – USA
She Longs for Smallness – A poem by Frank Dullaghan. Video Courtesy Cannonball Prod.
Hafez – Dick Davis – Iran/USA
Literature and Art of Cinema – Kalpna Singh-Chitnis – USA/India

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WALK WITH ME
Under the Tamarind Tree – A Secret Journey Into Our Souls, by John Harrichran – USA
Christina Rossetti – UK

 

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