First place goes to the last creature in line.
dying as you are dying distracted, in debt
to gods of will, malice,
sheer fathom, sheer plumb as depth
The clouds spilled out from under themselves and weirded
the light into a golden range. The gold gathered our breath.
gave the Word domaine
over the real of all things
Drawn to a lodestone,
Creative from Robert Duncan, Anna Maria Hong, Anthony Opal, Cecily Parks, Rae Armantrout, and Tim Atkins. Translations of Valerie Mejer Caso by Michelle Gil-Montego.