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Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms 1980-82 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s Poem 33 in Interrogation Rooms by T. Wignesan

33.  on a vu un homme courir/ de la scène de crime un homme est maintenant en train d’aider/ la police avec...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, conflict, culture, , literature,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Poems: I didn't say Poem
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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, poetry,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Courbet: Elegy 8 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Courbet: Elegy 8 by T. Wignesan

Blanches oeuvres ouvertes
résident dans les jours
la surface du banc de travail est noire
les géraniums-lierres
les fougères et les adragans
accumulent leurs oeuvres et jours:
La toile noire de Courbet
un...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, art, creation, philosophy, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 28th Legal: Letter Jan 2, 1966 by T Wignesan
Eric Mottram on the American literary and cultural scene during 1965-66 while he was the recipient of the American Learned Societies’ award for a year. (begun in the last post and to be continued)

January 2,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, art, creation, culture, music, poetry, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's Twentythird Legal by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s Twentythird Legal by T. Wignesan

Le vingt-troisième légal

pendant la guerre le peuple devient obéissent de nouveau
plein du respect (et) de la confiance les enfants naïfs dans la foi
la gouvernance nécessaire  ...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, anti bullying, anxiety, military, war,
Form: Free verse



Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part 1 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part One by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, imagery, introspection, literature, philosophy, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Two by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, art, creation, literature, philosophy, word play, writing,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's A Faithful Private - 7 -excerpts from Notes on Poetics by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s A Faithful Private 7 with excerpts from “Notes on Poetics” by T. Wignesan

(Note: With this post, I bring to a close EM’s pamphlet collection: Faithful Private, GENERA editions by Colin Simms,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, england, poetry, political, power,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member The Canopy and Economy
Sun and traffic - day economy.
Six a.m. drive to plywood mill. Too tired
to be angry. Each day a step
toward death. What is being accomplished? The
small satisfactions
within each day. Book consciously read.
And frustrations. Package dropped, honey...

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Categories: eric, baby, day, history, jobs, teacher, tree, wind,
Form: Verse
Premium Member Is there an Exclusive All-in-One Principle
        
  ‘ In general, quantum mechanics does not predict a single definite result for an observation. Instead, it predicts a number of  different possible outcomes...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, philosophy, death, art, dark, art, dark, death,
Form: Dramatic Monologue
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part 4 by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN - Part Four by T. Wignesan


"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis,...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, literature, political, rights, society, time,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's 1922 Section 1 in Earth Raids 1976 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s 1922 Section 1 by T. Wignesan

for David Attoe

Notre devise pourrait être: ‘que nous nous ne soyons pas envoûtés’
Wittgenstein in Zettel

laissez pendre   la graisse   sans cou
où la tête...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, culture, earth, word play, , literature,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Letters To The Lady
Troop ships loading, crowded docks
Mums and sisters waving off
Go with keepsakes, golden locks
Some men hug while many doff

Eric, soldier single stands
Beryl, lonesome widow cares
Many kissing holding hands
Eric stands and Beryl dares

Bump the soldier, make excuse
Apologizing...

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Categories: eric, mother son, war, world war ii,
Form: Rhyme
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's HOMAGE TO PAUL ELUARD by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s HOMAGE TO PAUL ELUARD by T. Wignesan

(Note: Here, I retain EM’s translations into English from Paul Eluard’s poems and his source language quotations from “this vital spirits…” onwards, for, according...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, devotion, eulogy, french, relationship, wisdom,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's A Faithful Private - 1 with Commentary by T Wignesan
 Translation of Eric Mottram’s A Faithful Private - 1 by T. Wignesan

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: addiction, america, freedom, political, war,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member A View From A Window
The dawn unfolds beyond my fractured windowpane
and breezes tease while drapes, like serpents, slip aside
exposing worlds that race and run aground, insane,
displaying scenes obscene that savants strive to mask and hide.

Outside, the streets are stark...

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Categories: eric, society,
Form: Rhyme
force for good
a force for good
(for john coltrane and ahmed obafemi
based on ‘trane’s treatment of ‘nature boy’)

“…I wanna be a force for good…”
		-John Coltrane
 
…there was a man…
a very brave, enchanted man…
and he spoke of many things…
peace...

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Categories: eric, appreciation, dedication, uplifting,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TWENTYEIGHTH LEGAL by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TWENTYEIGHTH LEGAL (Part One) by T. Wignesan
 
N.B. If any one is interested in reading the continuation of the extracts of letters that Eric Mottram wrote from America during 1965-66 to...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: america, creation, culture, film, race, writing,
Form: Free verse
The True Story Of Ariel
The True Story Of Ariel

You know the story 'bout Ariel
The one that’s on the Disney cereal
Who came to the happy soppy ending
With the prince and herself winding up kissing?

Well, it’s about time you knew the...

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© Rosy Love  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, funny,
Form: I do not know?
Premium Member Stop writing Literature, You garrulous Indian
 for Eric Mottram (1924 - 1995)*

 a life of toil for the man in the centre
 a hub in the peripheral tireless wheel
 
   where he go then where he go this...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, celebrity, people, words, work, , literature,
Form: Elegy
Premium Member WELL WORTH WAITING IN PART 2 - COLLABORATION
Eric’s revitalised me and my home 
Over his body my fingers would roam
He’s great at fixing and gluing
Expert at banging and screwing
I’m so happy that I sparkle like chrome

All my friends are pretty jealous of...

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Categories: eric, boyfriend, humorous, jealousy,
Form: Limerick
To those that say All Lives Matter when we say Black Lives Matter
You say all lives matter
Bringing up all these colors 
Like red, white, orange, and blue
But when a black life is taken, where on Earth are you?
Where's your sympathy and support when the takers of our...

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Categories: black african american, life, poetry, race, racism,
Form: Rhyme
damn this is hard
My mirror breaks, I pick up a shard,

But find it bizarre that all I see is nothing but scars, 

My veins filled with black tar, shaking, beaten and starved,

I carve your name to my arm,...

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Categories: eric, anxiety,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Classic Vinyl Love Poem
The radio plays their song
And two hearts beat as one
To the rhythm of a tune they call their own.
The gold and platinum vinyl spins
Creating the sound where love begins.
If only for the moment, they have...

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Categories: eric, hope, love, music,
Form: Free verse
Premium Member Translation of Eric Mottram's TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part 3 by T Wignesan
Translation of Eric Mottram’s TIME SIGHT UNSEEN, Part Three by T. Wignesan

"Instead of an item in a school of rhetoric, the poem could have variety of articulations, continuity and discontinuity, sentence and parataxis, and an...

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© T Wignesan  Create an image from this poem.
Categories: eric, art, literature, metaphor, philosophy, word play,
Form: Free verse