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Contributions by Amorak Huey:

“The Ringmaster Answers the Phone”

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Collaborators’ Q&A What did you think an artist would pick up on from your poem? Poet Amorak Huey: I honestly wasn’t sure what to expect. This isn’t my most visual poem. Ringmasters and circuses offer some iconic possibilities, perhaps, and the cinderblock sky of the opening couplet was an image that pleased me. From looking at Meghan’s earlier Broadsided pieces, I figured she wouldn’t be too literal—too “matchy-matchy” as they say on Project Runway. I was excited …