|Author: ||Cosma, Flavia|
Translated from Romanian by Don Wilson with the author
Facing page Romanian/English poems, exploring all the strata of human emotions, not in the actual reality of daily life, but in the possibilities of language. She plays with the inherent rhythmic explosions of each work and, in turn, these same words struggle to create meaning not only for the reader, but for the poet herself. About the poet: Flavia Cosma was born and raised in Romania. She gook her Master’s in electrical engineering at the Polytechnical Insitute of Bucharest. After that, she studies drama. In Romania, she worked as a radio and television sound director. She emigrated to Canada in 1976. She continues to work in this field and is also an independent producer/director/writer for TV documentaries. Her work has appeared in magazines, and she has several previous books, including The Fire that Burns Us, 47 Poems, and Fairy Tales by Flavia Cosma.