Monthly Archives: June 2014

“Fratelli” by Giuseppe Ungaretti

Here is my adaptation of another WWI poem by Giuseppe Ungaretti. Once again, the English translation is by Marco Sonzogni and Ross Woods. The comic is the product of an ongoing collaboration with Sonzogni and Woods, and with the New … Continue reading

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“Vigil” by Giuseppe Ungaretti

Here is my adaptation of “Veglia,” a short poem by the Italian poet Giuseppe Ungaretti. The poem was translated into English by Marco Sonzogni and Ross Woods, two professors at Victoria University of Wellington, in New Zealand. This comic is … Continue reading

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“Witch-Wife” in “Splitting the Genre: An Intersection of Poetry & Visual Art”

Six Arrow press is a new literary press based in San Diego. They have just released their first book, an anthology of creative combinations of poetry and visual art. I am pleased to announce that my adaptation into comics of … Continue reading

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“Witch-Wife” by Edna St. Vincent Millay

Here is my adaptation of an Edna St. Vincent Millay poem first published in 1917. In her wonderful biography of Millay, Savage Beauty, Nancy Milford describes “Witch-Wife” as “clearly something of a self-portrait,” and that is the interpretation that I … Continue reading

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“And Suddenly It’s Evening”

Here is an English version of my comic-strip adaptation of the Italian poet Salvatore Quasimodo’s iconic poem “Ed è subito sera” (“And suddenly it’s evening”):

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