Evening Will Come: A Monthly Journal of Poetics (Issue 21, September 2012)


“And the worst of all,” writes Rulfo, “is when you hear people talking and the voices seem to be coming through a crack, and yet so clear you can recognize who’s speaking.”

But just because you recognize who’s speaking doesn’t mean you understand what they are saying.

Which makes writing a form of prayer and code-breaking at the same time. A form of trying to understand the broken voices that will never leave you alone.