Song of Water by Oana Avasilichioaei

— Give me water, befriend my here
— There, my habit, is the well that reverses
— Give me water, sing my here
— There, my habit, the spring is a murmur of grasses
— Give me water, surrender my here
— There, my habit, the well’s route veins deep
— Give me water, light my here
— There, my habit, is the gurgling flow of the spring
— Give me water, glimmer my here
— There, my habit, the well is the hill’s percussion

Oana Avasilichioaei will be reading her poetry at Storyfest in Hudson, Quebec,  on October 11, 2012

Oana has performed her work and given talks on poetics and translation at readings, conferences and festivals in Canada, USA, Mexico and Europe and was the founder and curator of the Atwater Poetry Project reading series in Montreal from 2004 to 2009.

In 2010-2011, Avasilichioaei was the Canadian Writer-in-Residence at the University of Calgary where she explored a new body of work that crossed between performance, orality and the book object. In 2009, she was the Canada Council Writer-in-Residence at Green College, University of British Columbia.

“I am continuously becoming a poet.” Oana Avasilichioaei

For more information go to Storyfest website: www.greenwood-centre-hudson.org/storyfest.html

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