City Moon by Francisco Aragón

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“Perfect disc of moon, huge / and simmering / low on the capital’s filthy horizon…” This installment from the Unamuno Poem Project video series features Francisco Aragón’s poem “City Moon,” recited in English by Joseph Fasano and in Spanish by Jorge García. Aragón’s new collection, After Rubén (Red Hen Press, 2020), is featured in Page One in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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The Cry by Paisley Rekdal

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“Even if I were blind / I would know night by the noise it made...” In this installment of the Unamuno Poem Project, which presents pairings of poem recitations in English and Spanish, Paisley Rekdal’s poem “The Cry” is read by Joseph Fasano in English and Fernanda Martínez reads Jorge García’s translation in Spanish. A profile of Rekdal appears in the May/June issue of Poets & Writers Magazine.

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Angel by Kathleen Flenniken

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“I am hovering over a 1950s America: chrome fins, picnic tables, hydroelectric power.” In this installment of Joseph Fasano’s Unamuno Poem Project, which presents pairings of poem recitations in English and Spanish, Kathleen Flenniken’s poem “Angel” is read by Clarissa Watson in English and Javier O’Donnell reads his translation in Spanish.

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