DUAL Poetry Podcast

'July' is by Diana Anphimiadi, a Georgian poet who is also a linguist, and whose often complex poetry foregrounds language.

Scrambled thoughts become crow-songs perched on a wire. Famous women from Greek myth speak frankly - upside-down, headless, from beyond the grave. The five senses tussle on the page, among cats and fish and chandeliers. Eating and bathing offer a glimpse of the eternal.

In Beginning to Speak, Anphimiadi repeatedly makes the world unfamiliar with the flick of a pen, demonstrating why she is one of her country‚Äôs outstanding contemporary poets. 

You can buy a copy from our website here: https://www.poetrytranslation.org/shop/beginning-to-speak

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