"Her torso was bent forward, her nose almost touching the tabletop. She made small, frantic motions with her fingers, as if rushing to knit a sweater for a pet gerbil or create a tiny tapestry for a dollhouse wall..."
Joshua Calladine-Jones is the literary-critic-in-residence at Prague Writers' Festival. His pamphlet of poems, Constructions, which features "Four Konstrukce," is to be published by tall-lighthouse in 2021.
"Even before it started, the journey felt like a snake: something undulating and coiling and predatory. Later it felt like—nothing. It began on a humid-thick and warm spring day with a woman sitting on the wagon facing west..."