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.
INTERVIEW WITH AN ELECTRIC UTILITY EXECUTIVE IN THE MIDST OF A ROLLING BLACKOUT. - The sparkling tulips of a chandelier the suave shoulders of a crooner in one bright space // in darkness the torsos of a scrumming couple man that is p...
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