The sculptor searches through old notebooks and observes the cyclical nature of ideas.
The activist and poet discusses their new chap book, Sad Girl Poems.
Speaking with the author of Ways to Disappear about embracing impulsiveness, the common ground between writing and translating, and the purifying power of flames.
"I think about the future only in the sense of dying. I don’t even mean it to be bleak—that’s just how I think of it. Anything I write comes out that way."
"I don’t sit around and think, 'Oh, I wish I was out right now. If I was out right now, I’d be doing this and that.' That’s just inviting pain into your life."
Talking to the poet and critic about his new book of poetry, Pink Trance Notebooks, identifying with "wounded speakers," and the mind as a demonically possessed Siamese twin.
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