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The Intersection of Fashion and Poetry

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“Fashion is a curtain that unveils the frenzy of poetry. Fashion offers us clues of the collective mood. Its frivolity is important because it makes light of what is heavy. Everything good in life has light or wants to become light,” said the Puerto Rican poet Giannina Braschi in a light-hearted interview with fellow Aquarian and fashionista Franco Lacosta, creative director of the ABC television...

On Poetry and Social Distancing

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“I have always kept my distance so it is inspirational to see the singular become a plurality,” said Giannina Braschi in a recent Q&A with the New York State Writers Institute about the writer’s life during the COVID-19 pandemic. “In these times when we can’t breathe, Breathing Chaos and Poetry by Franco ‘Bifo’ Berardi is inspirational,” Braschi said, while noting forthcoming titles by The...