— Poems 271-322 of Petrarch's Rerum vulgarium fragmenta
translated by Lee Harlin Bahan
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"On Simone Martini's Portrait of Laura," my translation of poem 77 of Petrarch's Rerum vulgarium fragmenta, will appear in the Winter 2018 issue of The Hudson Review. This originally untitled, unnumbered sonnet opens my new collection of Petrarch translations, To Wrestle with the Angel: Petrarch's "Chapbook" of 1337, accepted for publication by Finishing Line Press of Georgetown, KY. (FLP published my chapbook Notes to Sing in 2016.) As A Year of Mourning was inspired by the scholarship of Thomas Roche, To Wrestle with the Angel was in
The November 2017 edition of Through the Sycamores, website of 2016-2017 Poet Laureate of Indiana, Shari Wagner, features an interview with Lee Harlin Bahan, as well as translations and poems from A Year of Mourning, Notes to Sing, and Migration Solo.