SAPPHO: “THE BROTHERS POEM”

A large and well preserved portion of a new poem by Sappho was discovered on a papyrus from a private collection and published by Dirk Obbink in early 2014, and dubbed by him “The Brothers Poem”: … But you’re always chattering that Kharaxos comes, his ship with fully stuffed hold. As to that, Zeus and […]

Translating a Tamil poem – Lakshmi Holmström

We are pleased to be working with Arc to present a series of blogs on translated poetry. In this first piece, poet and translator Lakshmi Holmström discusses translation from Tamil, and how a translation can stand up on its own… The poem beneath was originally published in MPT Series 3 No. 6, ‘After Images’. Interested […]