Collaborators’ Q&A: Poet Brian Clifton: The figure looks, to me at least, a little Shakespearean… the artwork made me think more about the history of the form I was using and how far back it goes into Western poetics. Artist David Bernardy: I imagine these pieces lit the way night-festivals used to be—torches, and barrels of flame, small pools of flickering light.
Artist David Bernardy is an artist, a writer and a dad. He likes lost things, old things, and dogs. Poet Brian Clifton lived in Kansas City Missouri. His work can be found in Whiskey Island, Juked, CutBank, and other such magazines.