Volume 05 No. 2 (2010): April

Volume 05 No. 2 (2010): April

: Nikola Šop’s Bosnian Jesus

Ascending the stairs of poetry, Nikola Šop (1904 – 1982) went from the utterly material verses, via an elementary confessional poetry, the poetry of Christian and mystic symbolism, intimate meditations, to an extremely dematerialized poetry  []

: With My Jesus

An Invitation to Dear Jesus I’d be so happy if, oh Jesus, you would enter my dwelling deign. Where things quite common hang on the walls. Where day drops off early on the window pane.  []

: A Garden the Color of Mallow

Men are, typically, bad at telling colors apart. Still, it would have been hard to find someone as clueless in the matter of colors as my grandfather. His spectrum boiled down to four basic colors,  []

: A Buddy Is a Buddy

Jim Timony, my social worker, left for Nebraska to finish his doctorate, and so the whole of next week I did not have to do my obligatory script of contrition and blabbing such lies that  []

: The Bosnian Bogomils or “Krstjani”

The story of the Bosnian bogomils, called “krstjani” (“christians”), has been oversimplified by those who see the period from the thirteenth to the fifteenth century as a glorious time in which the dualist church and  []

: Bosnia

She is here and she stands firmly You think: silently once she fell but she waits for you around the corner Like trout in the Vrbas like the Vrbas in its gorge like that gorge  []

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