I had high expectations as I began to read this anthology, but was disappointed. Forty-eight of these poems are translations from languages other than English, which is fine, but many of these poems did not, in my opinion, translate well. However, there are several notable exceptions. Ode to the Seagull, by Pablo Neruda, is brilliantly descriptive and probably the most lyrical of the bunch. Frederico Garcia Lorca's The Unfaithful Married Woman is also very lyrical and lovely, as one would...
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