I, too, am not a bit tamed . . . I too am untranslatable, I sound my barbaric yawps over the roofs of the world. Walt Whitman, 1855 Leaves of Grass 1848 - New Orleans: this may have been when and where Walt Whitman’s career-long love affair with French was sparked; it was then and there that he began “to sprinkle his pages with French terms [. . .]”1 However, as Whitman … [Read more...]
About Carla Sofia Ferreira
Carla Sofia Ferreira is a teacher and poet from Newark, New Jersey. The daughter of Portuguese immigrants, she teaches English to first generation immigrants in the Bay Area. Her poems and reviews live in Cotton Xenomorph; Glass; Reclaim: An Anthology of Women's Poetry; and The Lascaux Review among other rad places. Her chapbook, Ironbound Fados, is out with Ghost City Press in May 2019 the day before Walt Whitman's birthday. Find her on twitter @csferreira08.