Creative from Robert Duncan, Anna Maria Hong, Anthony Opal, Cecily Parks, Rae Armantrout, and Tim Atkins. Translations of Valerie Mejer Caso by Michelle Gil-Montego.
Drawn to a lodestone,
This is hurricane territory. It’s the gulf. Nobody here has body. Like me.
Fathers all sitting for peace in the dark
First place goes to the last creature in line.
dying as you are dying distracted, in debt
to gods of will, malice,
sheer fathom, sheer plumb as depth