We recently announced that David Lehman's translation of Apollinaire's "Zone" won the Virginia Quarterly Review Emily Clark Balch Prize for Poetry. You can now read this wonderful poem over at VQR Online.
Apollinaire experimented with audacious techniques for generating verse. On occasion he would sit in a café and weave overheard phrases into the composition. Read David Lehman's translation of "Zone," the central poem in Apollinaire's career.
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