From the Diwan of Mansur al-Hallaj

A few days ago Jerry Rothenberg published some of my translations of the work of the 10C Baghdadi poet & mystic Mansur al-Hallaj (who is also central to my recent book of poems, Meditations on the Stations of Mansur al-Hallaj — Chax Press 2013). Below the opening section; the complete post (with a commentary on al-Hallaj & a poem from Meditations) can be found here. Outside & Subterranean Poems, a … Read more From the Diwan of Mansur al-Hallaj

PJ Reading from Mansur al-Hallaj Meditations

The latest issue of THE VOLTA just published a video shot & edited by Miles Joris-Peyrafitte of me reading from the forthcoming poem sequence 40 Meditations on the Stations of Mansur al-Hallaj (Chax Press 2012). The image above is a still; to view the video click here.