Ed’s Top Ten Favorite March Madness Poetry 2012 Poems: #9

We’re now just nine days away from the start of March Madness Poetry 2013!

Continuing my one-a-day posting of my Top Ten favorite poems from #MMPoetry 2012 … today we have a succinct yet dramatic one written by Mary Lee Hahn prompted by her 11-seed word “cavalier” in the second round:

11-cavalier WHAT TO DO

Kids’ Poetry: Lost in Translation?

I am currently reading a book that contains a number of poems translated from other languages. This got me thinking about the process of translating poetry; how difficult it must be not only to execute a translation, but for the original writer to have written a poem worth translating in the first place. Simple rhymes