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Sunset over a field with melting snow
Photo by Vitali Adutskevich on Unsplash
By Julia Cimafiejeva
I thought I unburdened / myself / but even invisible / the braid grows / with memory
Translated from Belarusian by Valzhyna Mort & Hanif Abdurraqib
A sprig of berries in shadow
Photo by Dmitry Bukhantsov
A Little Hole
By Alhierd Bacharevič
They stuffed these intoxicating little spheres into their mouths and kissed the juice off of the palms of their hands.
Translated from Belarusian by Jim Dingley & Petra Reid
Shelter in Poems: Poetry to Break the Isolation of Social Distancing
By Words Without Borders
Words Without Borders is leaning into poetry’s ability to fill the void of isolation.
From “Ode to The Dove”
By Avrom Sutzkever
Trapped on the lips are sounds, like pearls of forts oceanate
Translated from Yiddish by Zackary Sholem Berger
Parting, a scene
By Dvorah Baron
. . . then the sun began to set.
Translated from Hebrew by Tsipi Keller