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Image-Text-Music, 10.6.14 — Kobayashi Kiyochika, Joseph Ceravolo, Anna Von Hausswolff

Kobayashi Kiyochika, Japanese, 1847–1915; Scouting Party near Niuzhuang on a Snowy Night, 1894; color woodblock print.

Kobayashi Kiyochika, Japanese, 1847–1915; Scouting Party near Niuzhuang on a Snowy Night, 1894; color woodblock print.

“Cross Fire,” by Joseph Ceravolo

 

This is the second day without anyone.

I am chinning against a dark sky

to strengthen my arms.

A picture of everyone I love passes through me.

 

No clear light streams thru this cell.

There’s no dawn.

What have I gained

by lying in this abyss,

waiting for the masonry

to show a little slit

for my soul to get through?

 

**

Anna Von Hausswolff, “Track of Time

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