After Goya’s “St. Francis Borgia Helping a Dying Impenitent,” 1788 – a poem by Andrew Rihn

After Goya’s “St. Francis Borgia Helping a Dying Impenitent,” 1788 the intervention of a human operator, evidence, and burning coal. synonymous with the cheap thrill, the work of the soul, exquisite science, unaware that the world will know who is right. rebellion against this foul process of harvesting. haunted cases? midnight sun? there is a […]

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Altar – a poem by Jay Ramsay

ALTAR It’s all very well saying this table isn’t solid, but it is—I bump my knee against it and the hard matter of this world is a stone there is no breaking a fact there is no changing as the light shines, exposing our eyes to what we can no longer hide—the spirit seeks us […]

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