villanelle of his poem’s penury

Villanelle of His Poem’s Penury

Villanelle of His Poem’s Penury

                                 after Ernest Dowson

John Slater

John Slater is a Cistercian monk in upstate New York where he cares for the sick and tends a quasi-Japanese garden. His poems and translations have appeared in various journals including PN Review, Canadian Literature and Crab Orchard Review. The Tangled Braid: Ninety-Nine Poems by Hafiz of Shiraz, which he co-translated with Jeffrey Einboden, was recently published by Fons Vitae.

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