the landscape of a dream
it is a simple story – the aftermath of a hurricane. you are up all
night. putting up the walls, but when the sun rises one is left with
water soaked sticks and sand. that. house. crashes. without.
borders. the purpose of telling one’s story is the unearthing of the
bodies that pile up.
i will let you feed me grapes and nectarines and jam and figs and
tea and bread and slabs of butter and eggs and lamb and soup and
candies and mash and teeth and water and leaves and bones and
hats hung on walls and snow and dirt and veins and paper and
smoke and clay and ink lines and strings and
sorry and guilt and sullen and
dissonance and arctic and
E.A. Midnight specializes in multi-modal cross-genre hybridities. As a person living with mental difference, she is a vocal advocate for challenging the boxes creative artists are put in. She received the 2017 PEN North American/Goddard Scholarship Award, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She is currently serving as the Assistant Editor for the literary project, The Champagne Room. Her manuscript, landscape of the interior, was longlisted for the Dzanc Books 2021 Nonfiction Prize. A full list of her published work can be found on her website, www.eamidnight.com. E.A. Midnight resides in the Colorado wilds.
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