A word is a way to speak about something that really, in truth, no word can touch A word is, just for a moment, what arriving might be like—before there slips into here. And here goes in search of another elsewhere.
- Lia Purpura
I'm reading Rough Likeness for the first time, the first time I'm reading Pupura in book form. These are essays, linked, but I feel like I'm reading poems. The logic moves lightly, expecting me to follow in a hush.