Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Poem of the Week

Aggression Diary by Annemarie Austin

The art here is in the omission, whereby the ordinary is made mysterious, its strangeness exposed, and at the heart we find an unspoken act of violence

Giovanni Battista Piranesi (Italian 1720-1778). The Man on the Rack, 1761. From Carceri d'Invenzione
Imagined prisons … Piranesi’s engraving, The Man on the Rack (detail), 1761, from Carceri d’Invenzione. Photograph: Liszt Collection/Alamy

Aggression Diary
They had become concerned about him and started
to keep an aggression diary.


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