Poems translated by Lloyd Schwartz

Lloyd Schwartz’s most recent book is Who’s on First? New and Selected Poems (University of Chicago Press). He is the poet laureate of Somerville, Massachusetts and the recipient of a 2021 Poets Laureate Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets. Among his other awards are a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship in Poetry and a Pulitzer Prize for Criticism. He is also the classical music critic for NPR’s Fresh Air and the principal editor of the Library of America’s Elizabeth Bishop: Poems, Prose, and Letters and Elizabeth Bishop: Prose (FSG).

  • Poem by Jahangir Hossain translated from the Bengali by Lloyd Schwartz with Jahangir Hossain

    I’ve come again—

    My friend goes to visit his grave