Posts Tagged: David Ferry

The Rumpus Mini-Interview Project #127: Tara Skurtu

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“A poem is not a perfect puzzle, yet it is precisely a perfect puzzle.”

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“Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations” by David Ferry

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David Ferry’s Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations is a necessary book. I was sad when I finished it, and hungry to return and re-read. Still, the phrase “poems and translations” seems unfortunate. In Bewilderment, the two genres – the writing of poetry, and the writing of translations of poetry – are so seamlessly intertwined, thematically […]

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