no artist of any art, has his complete meaning alone. His significance, his
appreciation is the appreciation of his relation to the dead poets and
artists. You cannot value him alone; you
must set him for contrast and comparison among the dead.” ~T. S. ELIOT.
tradition of art and philosophy keeps our literature modern and alive in every
age. We rediscover ourselves as an individual through our relation to this
tradition. And the comparative re-evaluation of the eternal realizations shapes
our individual genius as an artist or poet.
as an artist or poet or writer we have a legacy of our past which keeps alive
in our present and becomes eternal in our future. This is the tradition of
literary genius of which we are the torch bearer. That doesn’t necessarily mean
that the individual talent only repeats itself in every age; on the contrary,
individual talent illuminates the tradition in its unique personality and
creative genius! The eternal expresses itself through this creative genius in
every age. We in our limited capacity try to reflect this constant rediscovery
of our individual talents in our relation to this literary tradition!
monthly online poetry journal will continue archiving the works of these
individual talents which illuminate our literary tradition all over the world.
This month we are delighted and proud to present a special poem of poet Iulia
Gherghei from Romania, which has won the prestigious poetry contest,
Blackwater Poetry Group festival
competition. We congratulate her on her success and
extend our warm affection to a glorious literary future for her! This month we
shall enjoy, as usual, thirty six poetical creations of thirty six poets around
the world in a single volume!
thankful to all our poets and friends and the contributors of this month for
their constant help and support to make our humble effort a success!