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Two Poems

Poetry Patrizia Cavalli
Translated from the Italian by Rosanna Warren and Jorie Graham

Something that the object never can take in, / an empty bucket that won’t carry me.

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No. 19

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Patrizia Cavalli has published six books of poems as well as translations of Shakespeare and Molière. My Poems Will Not Change the World, a selection of her poems published between 1974 and 2006 and translated by American poets including Jonathan Galassi, Jorie Graham, Kenneth Koch, Mark Strand, and Rosanna Warren, will be published by Farrar, Straus & Giroux this fall. She was made Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2003. She lives in Rome.


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