Catherine Johnson: “Jupiter and Saturn are aligning for the first time in several hundred years, an event which is known as the Great Conjunction. While such events usually inspire me with a sense of awe, during a pandemic, my reactions are more complicated—hope, doubt, vulnerability—wondering what the future holds for us as a human species.”
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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