Samantha Fain: “The Australian bush fires are over, or at least that’s what the news says. But what’s the next tragedy that’s going to come along? I wanted this poem to investigate our abilities as humans to make meaning while living adjacent to disaster.” (web)
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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