Mapping Distance


Fifth Estate # 336, Spring, 1991

A stone’s throw away— here, behind the pane, housed, relatively safe. But you, you draw me out, outside my house, outside myself, you, homeless one, urban nomad. I think some sleepless nights to join you, to close this box and …

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Impact of the Bomb on the Spirit


Fifth Estate # 310, Fall 1982

Discussed in this article The Poetry of Postwar Japan, edited by Kijima Hajime. University of Iowa Press, 1975. Modern Japanese Poetry, translated by James Kirkup and edited by A.R. Davis. University of Queensland Press, 1978. War poetry is significantly characteristic …

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