resurrection is a myth / and thus not false
Sugared be the beet, the red ant, / the spiked border
I mistook tragedy / for a verb and ran with it.
On August 29th, New Directions will publish the first complete, chronological English translation of Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet. In celebration of this event, we’re featuring three excerpts from Pessoa’s book, as well as an interview with translator Margaret Jull Costa and an essay on the book’s publication.
walking / three days under the clean stare / of a sun
Jenna Le on Chloe Honum’s Then Winter
Yes, the most breathtaking things always have the thickest armor.
Rick VanderKnyff on Fernando Pessoa’s The Book of Disquiet
My eyes are heavy with imagining.
by Rick VanderKnyff | Contributing Writer