As you can see, I'm still working this through.
The poem of witness:
This poem describes a historical situation, usually a crisis, that the writer has directly seen and been involved in. Similar to the investigative poem but requiring that the writer was actually part of the situation in question. I’m borrowing this concept from the anthology Against Forgetting: A Poetry of Witness, edited by Carolyn Forche.
Simone Weil 31 - *From the past alone, if we love it. *A pretend eternity, like the Saigon theme park full of giant concrete Buddhas, where the rides were mostly broken. ...
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