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Contributions by Luiza Flynn-Goodlett:

“Think Well of Us”

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Collaborators’ Q&A: Poet Luiza Flynn-Goodlett: It’s a poem that grapples with the current ecological moment, so I thought it would be exciting to literalize that—to see it out in the sunshine, amid the splendor and squalor of our dying world. Artist Douglas Culhane: When working with text I usually try and avoid being literal (illustrative).  Here I could not help but go with the rats. I liked considering their appearance–cute ears, horsey heads, creepy bare tails and delicate paws. I’m not nearly done with the rats…

Poet Luiza Flynn-Goodlett is the author of four chapbooks, most recently Twice Shy, forthcoming from Nomadic Press. Artist Douglas Culhane works in sculpture and drawing. He has exhibited in New York and New England and he teaches art at Amherst College.

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