Marjorie Evasco

Farol de Combate

for Marc This is how, while darkness drew my profile with its little finger I have learned to see past as Montale saw it, The obscure thoughts of God descending among a child’s drum beats, over you, over me, over …

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The Centre Cannot Hold: 6 Contemporary Filipino Poets

More than 92 million people live in the Philippines, making it the world’s 12th most highly-populated country. Given that many of these millions speak English as a second language, the Philippines is also one of the world’s largest English-speaking nations.

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Three Poems by Marjorie Evasco

From my first collection, Dreamweavers, to the new work in two forthcoming collections, It is time to come home and Fishes of light / Peces de luz (with Cuban poet Alex Fleites), I continue to be fascinated by the tension …

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