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Cluster index: José-Flore Tappy

José-Flore Tappy and poems from a country within a country.

José-Flore Tappy: ‘The Mediterranean, the arid lands, the most deserted landscapes, or the poorest landscapes. This is where my imagination goes and where I recover my roots. I have spent many moments of my life on one of the Balearic islands, and I came of age in the midst of an environment that was at once solar and maritime’

A Poetic Sequence from ‘Trás-os-Montes’.

José-Flores Tappy: ‘When concentrating she is unaware
of our calling out to her, doesn’t even raise
her head when we speak to her’