"Everyone needs one untranslatable song." —Juarroz On hearing the striped contralto of guinea fowl, its mock opera quivers the parsley atop its head— The song makes its imprint in the air, making itself felt, a felt world. Here, there, the stunned silence of knowing I will
Claudia Reder is the author of Uncertain Earth (Finishing Line Press, 2012) and My Father and Miro and Other Poems (Bright Hill Press, 2001). She teaches at California State University at Channel Islands.