Janine Pommy-Vega (1942-2010)

The poet, teacher & activist Janine Pommy-Vega passed away yesterday, 23 December. More information here and here. And below, the opening poem of her first book, Poems to Fernando (City Lights Books, 1968): The Last Watch The monk’s prayer sung bowed down in the dome comes around ascending sound calling far as the land reaches Wakefulness now in the last watch — Lord near us! & churchbells toll no … Read more Janine Pommy-Vega (1942-2010)