Ghost Q & A

Poetry Anne Carson

Q how do you know you’re a ghost

A it’s the sliding

Q is it like sleep

A like scything

Q do you feel old or young

A space and time are wrong

Q do you eat, is there food

A the sliding affects my nerves

Q what about up and down

A just vectors

Q do you have language  [...]

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Issue 13



Summer 2011


​Anne Carson recently published NOX (New Directions). She received a MacArthur Fellowship in 2000.


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