Memories of the dead while hiking (4:04 p.m.)

Memories of the dead while hiking (4:04 p.m.) …As her friend was dying | grasping desperately to a silly belief | she put a status on her Kakao Talk asking everyone she knew to “picture armies of cancer killing antibiotics in rank & file at the crenellation of her cancer’s fortress —each antibiotic soldier | [...]

From unreleased footage of a BBC documentary on Wallace Stevens

Before i risk misleading you, this is a fictional poem from a short collection of poems i wrote called The Wallace Variations, which take Wallace Stevens' life & work as a theme to be used fictionally, philosophically, stylistically & other such avenues. Another poem called Return to Vesuvius is also from this unpublished, short collection. Kreymbourg was Stevens' editor [...]