Poem in translation by Conor Kelly

The Point of Flame All his long life he loved to read by candle light. He often passed his hand through flame to show himself he was alive. He was alive. Now, since he died, he lies beside a candle flame but hides his hands. (Originally published at The Honest Ulsterman. Pointe de flamme by Jules Supervielle in its original French here)     Conor … Continue reading Poem in translation by Conor Kelly