About Clifford Venho

Clifford Venho is a poet, writer, translator, editor, and movement artist. Born in New York City, he studied English and creative writing at the State University of New York at New Paltz and the movement art of eurythmy at Eurythmy Spring Valley. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in The Westchester ReviewThe DewdropModern Literature, La Piccioletta Barca, and elsewhere. His translation of Novalis' Hymns to the Night was published by Mercury Press (2015). He is also a translator for the Chadwick Library Edition, focusing on the translation of works by Austrian philosopher and spiritual thinker Rudolf Steiner. His essays on Shakespeare, the art of eurythmy and Rudolf Steiner have appeared or are forthcoming in The Decadent Review and Being Human. He teaches courses in eurythmy and English poetry at Eurythmy Spring Valley, and lives by the honey bees with his wife and their orange tabby.

"Is not prayer also a study of truth, — a sally of the soul into the unfound infinite?"

Ralph Waldo Emerson


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Recent Publications:
"The Cloisters" in La Piccioletta Barca
"Forest of the Unsung" in The Dewdrop
Three poems in Modern Literature
Pebble Beach


#TPQ5: The Poetry Question

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