Nothing helps.

The Poems of Hans Faverey The spring of 1993, almost three years after his death, saw the publication of the Collected Poems of Hans Faverey (1933-1990): just over five hundred poems in one sober volume on india paper, in an almost classical format. Although the book contained no surprises, no posthumous work or enlightening variants,…

Blinds

Blinds before the white. Snowscreens against themselves. Pelican, pecking its own breast, stone plinth, without whom nothing takes place. As if ice-bound: error-flow, permanently trickled. Still air, the absence of something, steadily beating in gooseberry, raspberry, the creamiest of asparagus. From Collected Poems (Verzamelde gedichten, 1993) By Hans Faverey (1933-1990) Translated by Francis R. Jones…