Online Exclusives
Share
| All Online Exclusives >

Summer

by Anonymous
Translated from Old English by
John Estes
Issue 15 Online Exclusive

The year ripens to joy when, God willing it,
a hale earth holds heaven to its king’s pledge
and reaps a bright repast for chief and beggar.

Author
Translator
John Estes is a poet, writer, and translator. He directs the Creative Writing Program at Malone University in Canton, Ohio. He is the author of three books and two chapbooks.