where the writers are

Influences

Anna Akhmatova, Marina Tsvetaeva, Liu Xiaobo, Pablo Neruda, Cesar Vallejo, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Robert Frost, Osip Mandelstam, Alexander Pushkin, Boris Pasternak (especially love George Reavey's work with Pasternak), Paolo Yashvili, I am deeply in love with Wislawa Szymborska (who isn't, right?), Robert Bly, Mark Twain, The Grimm Brothers, ... the rest of this list expands almost as I write it. You must know what that is like!