Gaby Bedetti poetry

Gaby is the American translator of  Henri Meschonnic’s work, a contributor to Lexington’s poetry blog (LexPoMo) and a teacher at Eastern Kentucky University.

One World

An Iranian striker surprises a Nigerian keeper
with a hug. At midfield, an Ivorian
massages a Croat’s cramp.
A chancellor hobnobs with a president.
Twenty-thousand Americans fly to Brazil
to cheer the beautiful game.