Poems translated by Ellen Doré Watson

Ellen Doré Watson has translated over a dozen books from Brazilian Portuguese. The author of five books of poems, most recently pray me stay eager (Alice James, 2018), Watson served as poetry editor of The Massachusetts Review and director of the Poetry Center at Smith College for decades, and currently offers manuscript editing and workshops online.

photo credit: Stephanie Garland

  • Two poems by Adélia Prado (from Miserere) translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Ellen Doré Watson

    On what might be called a street,