“Poetry in my view is a defense of the individual against all the forces arrayed against him. ” —Charles Simic

Read our 2005 interview with the Serbian-American poet here: http://tpr.ly/h2eM3e.

Charles Simic was published in Vallum a few years ago. His words in the above quote point to the meaning of the word “Vallum” as we use it in our explorations. Follow the above link to the Paris Review’s interview.                /ez