by Maureen Alsop
Author’s Note: The images correspond with poems (prewritten, for example in relation to the featured poem “Love, Transcription”). One image “Whilst I am Working Do Not Disturb” was a found text conceived in an office of cubicles by a co-worker, John White.
The collection as a whole contends with insolvency, disintegration, a recalibration toward:
Ambled, open architecture, this was Human evidence, or admonition.
First, the body’s landscape:
Q: Or by distance?
A: Static circuitry, sun upon sea.
A: Irrevocable thinning of hunger.
A: Invisible grass.
A: Lips—what your mouth recites, the dead.
[Editor’s Note: Matter Press will be publishing five (5) images/text that are part of the Love, Transcription series, one a week, for five weeks. 1 of 5.]
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