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6x6 #18: A barrel of herrings
6x6 #18: A barrel of herrings

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Poems by Srevko Kosovel (translated from the Slovenian by Ana Jelnikar and Barbara Siegel Carlson), Maureen Thorson, Deborah Wardlaw Pattillo, Rebecca Guyon, Paul Hoover, Guy Bennett

This issue of 6x6 was designed by Garth Graeper. Cover offset printed by Polyprint & Design in NYC and letterpress printed at UDP.Excerpt ˇ



A barrel of herrings
arrived in Ljubljana.
They were asked
about their political conviction.
They said
they were from Iceland.
A modern poet
warns of ruin.
The herrings were kept in the barrel all week
and began to stink.

—Srecko Kosovel

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ISSN: 1553-9459