Writing on the Wall - Peter Cole

Peter Cole In Contrast
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Peter Cole is a MacArthur winning poet and translator. He is the author of several books of his poetry and translations of medieval and contemporary Hebrew and Arabic poetry.

"The good poet is someone who is listening in a very different way than most people — and as a desire to get something out of that silence or out of that inchoate experience into some articulate form that will not leave him or her alone." – Peter Cole