Today's poem is "Carnival at Prato"
from Chelsea

Giorgio Orelli was born in 1921 in Canton Ticino, Switzerland, where he has lived in the city of Bellizona since 1945. He has published various collections of poetry, including Il collo dell'anitra (Garzanti, 2001). Poems of his appeared in Chelsea 11 (1962) in Lynne Lawner's translations.

Lynne Lawner poet, translator, & art historian, has published six books, including the illustrated study Harlequin on the Moon: Commedia dell'Arte and the Visual Arts (Abrams, 1998). Her articles, poetry, & translations have been published in many journals. She lives in New York.

About Chelsea:
Poets in this issue: Robert Hahn, John Taylor, Shira Dentz, Serge Gavronsky, Timothy Houghton, Jesse Lee Kercheval, Blake Lynch, Catherine Neuhardt-Minor, Elisabeth Murawski, John Pursley III, Morgan Lucas Schuldt, Eliot Khalil Wilson, Wu Wenying, Tony Barnstone, Chou Ping, Maria Rosa Lojo, Brett Alan Sanders, Giorgio Orelli, Lynne Lawner, Luigi Fontanella, Emanuel di Pasquale

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Chelsea * P.O. Box 773 * Cooper Station * New York, NY 10276-0773
Editor: Alfredo de Palchi * Poetry Editor: Emanuel di Pasquale

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