These shifts of the perceived subject happen frequently throughout the poem, and cause me as a reader to reread previous lines differently due to the knowledge gained from later lines.
With a poem, faith is a hidden constellation, beginning with the still-mysterious act of writing. The blank page, which is simultaneously white and dark, is the abyss each writer stares into until the moment, as Nietzsche said, where the abyss stares back into the writer.
The latest issue of Rock & Sling was launched and lauded at the recent 10th anniversary party in Spokane. Be sure to get your wooly mitts on a copy if you haven't already. We heard from some of our contributors at that celebration, and here's the word from several others: Kevin Goodan Ideas of Belief … Continue reading And Now A Word From Our Contributors: Issue 9.1