Editor’s Note:This YoubeTube Video is in the Public Domain. The length of this epic poem is 26 minutes & accompanied throughout in almost 100% synchronisation Subtitle Script, on the few occasions where there is slight overlap, i beg the reader’s indulgence.
Tesserae is a mysterious poem by Carmen Crespo It is about pieces of a Greek mosaic, and the epic visions they evoke in the poet’s imagination. This translation from the Spanish is by Robin Hislop and Amparo Arrospide , read by Robin Ouzman Hislop and with background music by me, Sara L. Russell.aka.PinkyAndrexa created in Garage Band, using various musicians’ “loops”. Listen with headphones and be transported to another place & time..
Robin Ouzman Hislop is Editor of Poetry Life and Times ; at Artvilla.com his publications include
All the Babble of the Souk , Cartoon Molecules and Next Arrivals, collected poems, & Moon selected Audio Textual Poems available at Amazon.com as well as translation of Guadalupe Grande´s La llave de niebla, as Key of Mist and the recently published Tesserae , a translation of Carmen Crespo´s Teselas.
You may visit Aquillrelle.com/Author Robin Ouzman Hislop about author. See Robin performing his work Performance (University of Leeds)
& be merry
in the Hub
& pull the plug
dip your toes
in the flow
up for auction
like health care
on your back
as if it were
waiting in line
water & time
Robin Ouzman Hislop is on line Editor at Poetry Life & Times at Artvilla.com. His numerous appearances include Cold Mountain Review (Appalachian University, N.Carolina), The Honest Ulsterman, Cratera No 3 and Aquillrelle’s Best. His publications are collected poems All the Babble of the Souk, Cartoon Molecules, Next Arrivals & Moon Selected Audio Textual Poems. A translation from Spanish of poems by Guadalupe Grande Key of Mist and Carmen Crespo Tesserae, the award winning (X111 Premio César Simón De Poesía), in November 2017 these works were presented in a live performance at The International Writer’s Conference hosted by the University of Leeds. UK. A forthcoming publication of collected poems Off the Menu is expected in 2020