dying as you are dying distracted, in debt
to gods of will, malice,
sheer fathom, sheer plumb as depth
First place goes to the last creature in line.
gave the Word domaine
over the real of all things
The clouds spilled out from under themselves and weirded
the light into a golden range. The gold gathered our breath.
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,