Space, in Chains
NPR stories about Space, in Chains
Laura Kasischke's prose poem "Look," from Space, in Chains, opens, "Look! I bear into this room a platter piled high with the rage my mother felt for my father!" The brooding agency of that anger reminds the speaker of a new creation story: "God punched a hole in the drywall on Earth and pulled out of that darkness another god. She — "
Here, for the first time, the poem gives way to
—Tracy K. Smith