Martin Willitts Jr.: “As a person who lives in Syracuse, I thought I might warn others not to visit. I thought about postcards I have received. I decided to create an Alice in Wonderland card. We see less sunshine than Nome, Alaska! We have 50 shades of grey! If we see the sun, we’re stupefied. We think we get a tan during a snowstorm. I have even made a miserable cartoon for the postcard front. Even our artwork looks like three-year-old children could do better.”
This week’s Rattlecast features 2008 Rattle Poetry Prize winner Joseph Fasano, plus open lines. Fasano is the author of four books of poetry and a recent novel, and is founder of the Poem for You series, a digital space offering recitations of listeners’ favorite poems by request. Tanner Stening also joins us to discuss the Overview Effect on Poets Respond Live.
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